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Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

  • Organization type:UN & International Organization

General contact information

  • URL: http://www.ohchr.org
  • Address: OHCHR, Palais des Nations
  • Postal Code: CH-1211
  • City: Geneva
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Telephone: +41 22 917 9310 / 9383 / 9424
  • Email: InfoDesk@ohchr.org
  • Head of the organization: Navanethem Pillay

Mission & Disaster Reduction Profile

The mission of OHCHR is to work for the promotion and protection of all human rights for all people; to help empower people to realize their rights and to assist those responsible for upholding such rights in ensuring that they are implemented.

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