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Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein

About us

The Geneva Institute for Human Rights (GIHR) is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation based in Geneva.


GIHR works with a broad target audience with the aim of promoting and raising awareness of human rights for all.


Annually, GIHR provides advice and strategic support to governmental and non-governmental actors in defining and implementing their strategies concerning the use and integration of international human rights mechanisms

“The greatness of humanity is not in being human, but in being humane.”

 Mahatma Gandhi

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Thank you for your support of the Geneva Institute for Human Rights!

Donations help us in raising awareness and achieving our objectives through capacity building in the field of human rights, assisting NGOs and monitoring and documenting the status of human rights.


That is why your contribution is so important!

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