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UN Human Rights Report 2019 UN Human Rights Report 2019
OHCHR Management Plan 2018-2021 OHCHR Management Plan 2018-2021
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Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea and UN Charter-based Bodies

Papua New Guinea and UN Treaty Bodies

Most recent concluding observations

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
Concluding observations (2010) CEDAW/C/PNG/CO/3

Committee on the Rights of the Child
Concluding observations (2004) CRC/C/15/Add.229

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Concluding observations (2003) CERD/C/62/CO/12

>>Full list of documents in the Treaty Body Database

Human Rights Advisers in Papua New Guinea

OHCHR deployed a Human Rights Adviser (HRA) to Papua New Guinea in 2008, to support efforts to mainstream human rights in the UNCT and engage with the PNG government to strengthen national human rights protection systems. The Human Rights Adviser’s Unit co-chairs the Human Rights Forum with the Department of Justice and Attorney General and coordinates human rights activities in accordance with the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (2015-2017).

Contact Information


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

Asia Pacific Section
Tel. +41 22 928 9650

Human Rights Advisor

Human Rights Adviser
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
UN House, Level 14, Deloitte tower, Douglas Street
P.O.Box 1041 Port Moresby
Papua New Guinea Office
Mobile: (675) 75480697

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Technical Cooperation Programme

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