The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) globally produces an extensive range of publications on a variety of topics related to human rights, which provides information of interest to Governments, national human rights institutions, civil society, the general public and the media.. The goal of OHCHR's publications programme is to increase knowledge and raise awareness about human rights and fundamental freedoms and to publicize ways of promoting and protecting them worldwide.

How to obtain OHCHR publications

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