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Occupied Palestinian Territory

OHCHR monitoring and protection in the village of Khirbet Tana, southeast of Nablus, May 2016. © OHCHR
OHCHR monitoring and protection in the village of Khirbet Tana, southeast of Nablus, May 2016. © OHCHR

OHCHR in Occupied Palestinian Territory

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in the occupied Palestinian territory (OHCHR oPt) is a field presence of the Office of United Nations the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). OHCHR oPt is the only internationally-mandated entity to monitor and report publicly on the human rights situation in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), and is the official United Nations voice on human rights in the oPt. The Office is based in Ramallah and has a sub-office in Gaza, and field offices in East Jerusalem and Hebron.
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Recent updates:

The Head of the OHCHR Office in Ramallah, Mr. James Heenan, meeting with Ambassador Hans-Jakob Fryedenlund, Representative Office of Norway, and Ambassador Ammar al-Hijazi, Ministry of Foreign Affairs to mark the next phase of the project on human rights treaty implementation.
The Head of the OHCHR Office in Ramallah, Mr. James Heenan, meeting with Ambassador Hans-Jakob Fryedenlund, Representative Office of Norway, and Ambassador Ammar al-Hijazi, Ministry of Foreign Affairs to mark the next phase of the project on human rights treaty implementation


Contact Information

Headquarters:

Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division (FOTCD)

Middle East and North Africa Section
Email: registry@ohchr.org
Address: Avenue Giuseppe Motta 48, CH-1202 Geneva 10

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Field:

Ramallah Office
Tel: +972 2 296 55 34

Gaza Office
Tel: +972 8 282 7021

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