Reports and resolutions about NHRIs


UN resolutions 

Over the past two decades, the United Nations General Assembly and other bodies have issued resolutions of relevance to NHRIs:

  • GA resolution 48/134 endorsing the Paris Principles;
  • A number of GA resolutions on national human rights institutions, of which the latest is A/RES/74/156
  • A number of HRC resolutions on national human rights institutions, of which the latest is A/HRC/RES/39/17
  • A number of GA resolutions on the role of the Ombudsman, mediator and other national human rights institutions in the promotion and protection of human rights, of which the latest is A/RES/75/186.

Latest UN Secretary-General reports

  • The role of the Ombudsman, mediator and other national human rights institutions in the promotion and protection of human rights. – A/75/224