UN Secretary General releases a new report on NHRIs

UN Secretary General releases a new report on NHRIs

The office of UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has released a new report on NHRIs which contains information on the activities undertaken by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to establish and strengthen national institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights.  The report highlights the main achievements, challenges and priorities at the national level regarding the establishment and strengthening of NHRIs.  It also refers to activities of NHRIs on thematic issues, such as business and human rights, older persons, persons with disabilities and the rights of indigenous peoples.  The report can be downloaded here.

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