The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights2018-07-16T10:41:15+00:00

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights presents a commitment of the Council to universal ideals of human dignity. It is a part of the United Nations Secretariat and mainly operates in Geneva. The priorities of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights are mainly strengthening of international human rights protection mechanisms, promoting equality and fighting against discrimination, efforts in the direction of the rule of law, integration of human rights in the area of development problems and economy, as well as coordination of education on human rights. The Advocate of the Principle of Equality shall also rely in their work to a certain extent on the recommendations and guidelines of the United Nations High Commissioner, and cooperate with their regional office.