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OHCHR Human Rights Programme for Europe and Central Asia

Country Mandates Established
by the CHR/HRC

Standing invitations to Special Procedures

Regional Members of the Human Rights Council:

Albania 2017
Estonia 2015
France 2016
Germany 2015
Ireland 2015
Kazakhstan 2015
Montenegro 2015
Netherlands 2017
Portugal 2017
Russian Federation 2016
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 2016
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2016
United States of America 2015

Voluntary Pledges and Commitments


OHCHR report 2014 OHCHR Report 2014
OHCHR Management Plan 2014-2017 OHCHR Management Plan 2014-2017
Brochure: Human Rights in action Human Rights in Action (PDF)
Working with the United Nations Human Rights Programme: A Handbook for Civil Society A Handbook for Civil Society (PDF)

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United Nations Peacekeeping

United Nations Peacekeeping

UNDP is the UN's global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life.

ESCAP Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
The United Nations Children's Fund - works for children's rights, their survival, development and protection, guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
UNEP United Nations Environment Programme
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
The agency is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees.


International Labour Organization


UNAIDS has five focus areas including: leadership and advocacy, strategic information and technical support, tracking monitoring and evaluation, civil society engagement and mobilization of resources.

Contact Information


Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division (FOTCD)
Contact is in Geneva, Switzerland.

Europe and Central Asia Section
Tel. +41 22 928 9291

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