United Nations Human Rights Council

UNHRC

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system made up of 47 States responsible for the promotion and protection of all human rights around the globe.
The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe and for addressing situations of human rights violations and make recommendations on them. It has the ability to discuss all thematic human rights issues and situations that require its attention throughout the year. It meets at the UN Office at Geneva. The Universal Periodic Review mechanism serves to assess the human rights situations in all United Nations Member States, the Advisory Committee serves as the Council’s “think tank” providing it with expertise and advice on thematic human rights issues and the Complaint Procedure allows individuals and organizations to bring human rights violations to the attention of the Council.