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Clients and services



The OHCHR Library provides services to:

  • OHCHR staff members and consultants at Headquarters and in field duty stations
  • UN human rights mechanisms
  • OHCHR interns
  • Members of the UN Member States’ delegates, NGOs, intergovernmental organizations, etc.

Members of the general public interested in human rights can access the library and consult the library resources on the premises. They do not have borrowing rights.

Please see  Access and hours  for more information.


The OHCHR Library provides the following services to its clients:

  • Bibliographical Research
  • Presentation of Library resources
  • Training on the use of commercial electronic databases
  • Training on the use of the UN documentation databases.