Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions

A world where everyone everywhere fully enjoys their human rights

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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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

POSTPONED – Training Course for NHRIs, Geneva, Switzerland

The training course aims at strengthening NHRIs’ capacity to effectively engage with the United Nations human rights mechanisms.

Human rights dimension to Covid-19 response

To help our members stay connected and exchange information, we have set up an online community on the human rights dimensions of the crisis. The community is hosted within GANHRI’s FUSE platform and is open to any member wishing to join.

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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