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The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
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This lesson discusses the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Nandini Maharaj is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

Nandini Maharaj
MA in Applied Human Rights from Sheffield Hallam University, BA (Hons.) History from LSR, reader, dancer, love to teach, AIR 42 in 2018 UPSC

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Thank somuch for the lesson. Mam can u list some organization related to environement for prelims

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  3. UN HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS The most important human rights protection switch point at the United Nations. The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights was appointed by the General Assembly to realise a demand of the World Conference on Human Rights in Vienna in 1993. Since September 2018: Michelle Bachelet Jeria of Chile

  4. TASK sIt is the principal UN Office for Human Rights in Geneva, which absorbed the UN Human Rights Centre in 1997 The High Commissioner coordinates the tasks of the different human rights organs of the UN Can become pro-active to remove hurdles to the real isation of human rights. Consultatory function to other organs. The High Commissioner responds directly to the UN Secretary General

  5. OHCHR Main tasks: law-making, monitoring and fixating human rights standards on the national level The OHCHR works together with all relevant players within and outside of the UN It supports the UN Human Rights Council and its Special Rapporteurs on the operational level. The office has constantly expanded its temporary branches in many countries on all ontinents (field presences) The aim is to offer concrete aid to the development of the human rights protection on the national level in the scope of regional strategies

  6. OHCHR s OHCHR eads global human rights efforts speaks out objectively in the face of human rights violations worldwide. It is a forum for identifying, highlighting and developing responses to today's human rights challenges, and act as the principal focal point of human rights research, education, public information, and advocacy activities in the United Nations system s Since Governments have the primary responsibility to protect human rights, the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) provides assistance to Governments, such as expertise and technical trainings in the areas of administration of justice, legislative reform, and electoral process, to help implement international human rights standards on the ground. It also assists other entities with responsibility to protect human rights to fulfil their obligations and individuals to realize their rights

  7. OHCHR It works towards mainstreaming human rights within the Ueire hiat ons, which means irieti human rights perspective into all United Nations programmes This is to ensure that peace and security, development, and human rights - the three essential pillars of the United Nations system - - are interlinked and mutually reinforcing. s It fulfils its tasks by partnering with the governments, NGOs, national human rights bodies, etc.

  8. OHCHR Its method of work focuses on three major dimensions: standard-setting, monitoring, and implementation on the ground. It offers the best expertise, and substantive and secretariat support to the different United Nations human rights bodies as they discharge their standard-setting and monitoring duties. OHCHR serves as the Secretariat of the HRC. It assists the Special Procedures of the HRC

  9. Thank you :)