Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions

The Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions brings together and supports national human rights institutions to promote and protect human rights

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The human rights dimensions of COVID-19

Online event on “The human rights dimensions of COVID-19: the role and experiences of NHRIs.” Webinar co-hosted by the OHCHR, GANHRI and UNDP. This event is open to permanent missions, NHRIs from all regions, relevant NGOs as well as UNDP, OHCHR, and UN agencies representatives and staff.

COVID-19 Webinar cycle

Cycle of webinars for our member institutions from around the world, to discuss the human rights dimension of the pandemic and recovery efforts, and NHRIs’ role and experiences.

Human rights dimensions of COVID-19 responses

National human rights institutions (NHRIs) continue working to ensure human rights are observed and respected during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CANCELLED – GANHRI 2020 Annual Meeting

The GANHRI Annual Meeting originally scheduled for 10-13 March will not take place in light of the decision taken by the Swiss authorities to counter the spread of COVID-19.

43rd session of the Human Rights Council, 24 February-20 March 2020, Palais des Nations, Geneva

– written submissions are to be submitted on the following link until 16 February 2020 – oral

Knowledge exchange

To help our members stay connected and exchange information, we have set up an exciting communication, learning and collaboration platform that lets members create, share and access knowledge. The GANHRI’s FUSE platform is open to any member wishing to join.

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Working Groups

 Working Groups

Working Groups

The purpose of the GANHRI working groups is to provide a platform for peer learning and the exchange of information and coordinate GANHRI members’ engagement on relevant thematic areas.

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In order to ensure a fair balance of regional representation on GANHRI, the following regions, and their respective Regional Networks are recognized as representing NHRIs at the regional level.

Asia Pacific