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UN Human Rights Report 2019 UN Human Rights Report 2019
OHCHR Management Plan 2018-2021 OHCHR Management Plan 2018-2021
Brochure: Human Rights in action Human Rights in Action (PDF)
Working with the United Nations Human Rights Programme: A Handbook for Civil Society A Handbook for Civil Society (PDF)



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Mauritania and UN Charter-based Bodies

Mauritania and UN Treaty Bodies

Most recent concluding observations

Human Rights Committee
Concluding observations (2019) CCPR/C/MRT/CO/2

Committee on the Rights of the Child
Concluding observations (2018) CRC/C/MRT/CO/3-5

Committee against Torture
Concluding observations (2018) CAT/C/MRT/CO/2

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Concluding observations (2018) CERD/C/MRT/CO/8-14

Committee on Migrant Workers
Concluding observations (2016) CMW/C/MRT/CO/1

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
Concluding observations (2014) CEDAW/C/MRT/CO/2-3

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Concluding observations (2012) E/C.12/MRT/CO/1

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OHCHR in Mauritania

On 22 September 2009, an Agreement was signed between OHCHR and the Government of Mauritania to establish the OHCHR Country Office in Nouakchott. On 9 December 2010, the Office was officially inaugurated. Since its establishment, the Office has been monitoring the human rights situation and offering technical assistance to the Government as well as to the civil society organisations, including in the fight against discrimination and slavery and in reforming the justice system.
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Contact Information


Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division (FOTCD)
Contact is in Geneva, Switzerland.
Africa Branch, Section II
Téléphone : + 41 22 917 99 25


Address : Rue Mamadou Konaté, Tevragh Zeina, Ilot A, no 640, Boite Postale 4088, Nouakchott, Mauritania
Téléphone : +22245241862
Fax : +22245240140
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