Middle East and Northern Africa Region


Regional Offices and Centres in the Middle East and
Northern Africa Region

Middle East and North Africa (Beirut, Lebanon)
Centre for South-West Asia and the Arab Region (Doha, Qatar)

OHCHR Middle East Regional Office

Inspired by the Charter of the United Nations, international human rights treaties to promote and protect all human rights for all people, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) established its Regional Office in the Middle East and North Africa in 2002. The Regional Office currently covers 11 countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates. OHCHR is implementing a technical cooperation programme in Saudi Arabia through a field presence based on a three-year agreement.
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Centre for South-West Asia and the Arab Region

The UN Human Rights Training Centre was established by the General Assembly Resolution 60/153 of 2005 and is mandated to undertake training and documentation activities according to international human rights standards and to support such efforts within the region by Governments, UN agencies and programmes, national human rights institutions and non-governmental organizations. The Centre was officially inaugurated by the High Commissioner in May 2009. The main objective of the Centre is to strengthen human rights knowledge and skills within its region of operation.
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Contact Information

Headquarters

Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division (FOTCD)
Contact is in Geneva, Switzerland.

Middle East and North Africa Section
Tel. + 41 22 917 9777


Regional Offices/Centres

Middle East and North Africa
Regional Office of the Middle East and North Africa
Beirut, Lebanon
Arab African International Bank Building
Banks Street,
Downtown Beirut, Lebanon
P.O.Box: 11-3216
Tel: 00 961 1 962 500
Fax: 00 961 1 962 555
E-mail: relhage@ohchr.org

Centre for South-West Asia and the Arab Region
(Doha, Qatar)
P.O. Box 23514, Doha – Qatar
Tel: +974 44932544 – 44935791
Fax: +974 44935790
E-mail: DohaCentre@ohchr.org
Arabic website

Regional Office of Middle East and North Africa Website

OHCHR Country offices in MENA