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Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
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Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Palais des Nations CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland http://www.ohchr.org/
About this organization
The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has the lead responsibility within the UN system for implementing the UN human rights programme. Headed by the High Commissioner for Human Rights, a position established by the General Assembly in 1993, OHCHR has a mandate to promote and protect all human rights around the world. The Office works to build awareness of and respect for human rights, empowering individuals to claim their rights and assisting States in upholding them. As part of the UN Secretariat, OHCHR is headquarted in Geneva, with a presence in New York and a network of 37 regional and country offices and human rights components of peace missions, and 18 human rights advisors at the national level, spanning five continents.Website: www.ohchr.org

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Conferences Organized by this organization
112th session - Human Rights Committee 07 - 31 October, 2014
111th session - Human Rights Committee 07 - 25 July, 2014
110th session - Human Rights Committee 10 - 28 March, 2014
109th session - Human Rights Committee 14 October - 01 November, 2013
108th session - Human Rights Committee 08 - 26 July, 2013
107th session - Human Rights Committee 11 - 28 March, 2013
52nd session - Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women 09 - 27 July, 2012
105th session - Human Rights Committee 09 - 27 July, 2012
51st session - Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women 13 February - 02 March, 2012
50th session - Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women 03 - 21 October, 2011
3rd Session of the Forum on Minority Issues 14 - 15 December, 2010
2nd Session of the Working Group on the Optional Protocol to the CRC 06 - 10 December, 2010
12th Treaty Body Inter-Committee Meeting 06 - 08 December, 2010
11th Session of the Working Group on Mercenaries 29 November - 03 December, 2010
3rd Session of the Ad Hoc Committee on the Elaboration of Complementary Standards to ICERD 22 November - 03 December, 2010
13th Session of the Committee on Migrant Workers 22 November - 03 December, 2010
Pre-Sessional Working Group of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 22 - 26 November, 2010
59th Session of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention 16 - 26 November, 2010
12th Session of the Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture 15 - 19 November, 2010
92nd Session of the Working Group on Enforced Disappearances 03 - 12 November, 2010
45th Session of the Committee against Torture 01 - 19 November, 2010
9th Session of the Universal Periodic Review Working Group 01 - 12 November, 2010
45th Session of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 01 - 19 November, 2010
1st Working Group on the Human Rights Council Review 25 - 29 October, 2010
33rd Session of the Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture 18 - 22 October, 2010
8th Session of the Intergovernmental Working Group on the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action 11 - 22 October, 2010
100th Session of the Human Rights Committee 11 - 29 October, 2010
3rd Session of the Social Forum 04 - 06 October, 2010
4th Session of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 04 - 08 October, 2010
47th Session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women 04 - 22 October, 2010
15th Session of the Human Rights Council 13 September - 01 October, 2010
15th Session of the Voluntary Fund for Victims on Contemporary Forms of Slavery 13 - 17 September, 2010
55th Session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child 13 September - 01 October, 2010
Organizational Meeting of the Human Rights Council 30 August, 2010
7th Session of the Working Group on Communications 30 August - 03 September, 2010
58th Session of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention 30 August - 03 September, 2010
77th Session of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 02 - 27 August, 2010
5th Session of the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee 02 - 06 August, 2010
10th Session of the Working Group on Mercenaries 26 - 30 July, 2010
99th Session of the Human Rights Committee 12 - 30 July, 2010
3rd Session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 12 - 16 July, 2010
17th Annual Meeting of Special Procedures Mandate-Holders 28 June - 02 July, 2010
22nd Meeting of Treaty Body Chairpersons and 11th Treaty Body Inter-Committee Meeting 28 June - 02 July, 2010
6th Session of the Working Group on Situations 21 - 25 June, 2010
91st Session of the Working Group on Enforced Disappearances 21 - 25 June, 2010
11th Session of the Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture 21 - 25 June, 2010
14th Session of the Human Rights Council 31 May - 18 June, 2010
Pre-Sessional Working Group of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 25 - 28 May, 2010
Organizational Meeting of the Human Rights Council 20 May, 2010
8th Session of the Universal Periodic Review Working Group 03 - 14 May, 2010
57th Session of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention 03 - 07 May, 2010
44th Session of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 03 - 21 May, 2010
11th Session of the Working Group on the Right to Development 26 - 30 April, 2010
44th Session of the Committee against Torture 26 April - 14 May, 2010
12th Session of the Committee on Migrant Workers 19 - 30 April, 2010
6th Session of the Working Group on Communications 12 - 16 April, 2010
9th Session of the Working Group on Mercenaries 12 - 16 April, 2010
9th Session of the Working Group on African Descent 12 - 16 April, 2010
13th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council 01 - 26 March, 2010

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