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UN Human Rights spokespeople are available at our headquarters in Geneva to answer media inquiries and provide interviews. Media officers also handle inquiries related to Treaty Bodies and Special Procedures.  Send your media inquiries to us via email at [email protected].

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Contacts

 

Global

 
Rupert Colville

Rupert Colville

Chief Spokesperson
Tel: +41 (0)22 917 97 67
Email: [email protected]

Ravina Shamdasani

Ravina Shamdasani

Deputy Spokesperson
Tel: +41 (0)22 917 91 69
Email:  [email protected]

Liz Throssell

Liz Throssell

Spokesperson
Tel: +41 (0)22 917 9296
E-mail:  [email protected]
Twitter: @LizThrossell

Marta Hurtado

Marta Hurtado

Spokesperson
Tel: +41 (0)22 917 94 66
E-mail: [email protected]

Special Procedures

Firstname Lastname

Media Officer
New York Headquarters
Tel: +1 (000) 000 0000
E-mail: [email protected]

Firstname Lastname

Media Officer
Regional Office for East and Southern Africa
(Nairobi)

Tel: +1 (000) 000 0000
E-mail:  [email protected]

Todd Pitman

Public Information Officer
Regional Office for South-East Asia (Bangkok)
Tel: +66 63 216 9080
E-mail: [email protected]

Maria Jeannette Moya

Press and Public Information Coordinator
Regional Office for South America
(Santiago)

Tel: +56 222 102 977
Email:  [email protected]

Habibou Dia

Public Information Officer
Regional Office for West Africa
(Dakar)

Tel: +221 447 2776 / +221 332 4724
Email:  [email protected]

Carlos Augusto Rodriguez

Public Information Officer
Regional Office for Central America
(Panama)

Tel: +507 6671 3569
E-mail: [email protected]

Jessy Chahine

Public Information Officer
Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa
Tel: +961 1 962 544
Email:  [email protected]

Human Rights Council

Media Inquiries
Send your media inquires to us via email at [email protected]

Media Inquiries
Send your media inquires to us via email at [email protected]

Media Inquiries
Send your media inquires to us via email at [email protected]

Human Rights Declaration

Standup Campaign

Declaration of Human Rights

We are all born free and equal in dignity and rights. To increase global awareness of the first two articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the UN Human Rights Office teamed up with the Krim Group and renowned photographer Justin Wu to relaunch the “World is in Our Hands” initiative in support of OHCHR’s #StandUp4HumanRights campaign.

Audio-visual resources

UN Human Rights videos (edits or continuity ) and photos may be downloaded and used for broadcast on all platforms for free with no restrictions. Find all our videos on our Vimeo account – https://vimeo.com/unhumanrights.

Contact:
Tony Headley
Tel: +41 22 917 99 22
E-mail: [email protected]

Databases

Special Procedures Communications Database
Special procedures mechanisms can intervene directly with Governments on allegations of violations of human rights that come within their mandates by means of letters which include urgent appeals and other communications. This database provides easy access to those communications and the replies received.

Special Procedures Database
Search for documents and information relating to the mandates and country visits of the Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council.

Treaty Bodies Database
Search for documents and information relating to the core international human rights treaties.

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Meetings and Events

View full list of meetings and events.

UNOG Meeting Summaries

The News & Media team of UN Geneva provide summaries of meetings of the human rights mechanisms that can be useful for research. View UNOG Meeting Summaries.