Annual Tripartite Review Meeting

Annual Review Meeting of the Tripartite Partnership between UNDP, OHCHR, and GANHRI to Support National Human Rights Institutions

The Tripartite Review Meeting of the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) took place on June 24-25, 2020.

The discussion this year was also touched upon the human rights dimensions of the COVID-19 responses and the need for a coordinated response from partners.

The GANHRI Chairperson is his intervention highlighted the importance of the partnership to increase NHRIs’ capacity to promote and protect human rights.
“We are in times of great vulnerability. The current context poses new challenges for the rule of law, however, this is where NHRIs must be stronger than ever in close cooperation with the United Nations”.

Representatives of NHRIs, their regional networks, as well as UN agencies and other international partners discussed the urgency of human rights issues in the current context and how best to build the capacity of NHRIs to promote and protect human rights.