Iraq's First Independent High Commission for Human Rights

13 Apr 2012
Iraq's First Independent High Commission for Human Rights

Baghdad, Iraq - The United Nations hailed a landmark achievement for Iraq on 9 April as the Council of Representatives voted to appoint the Commissioners who will serve on Iraq's first Independent High Commission for Human Rights (IHCHR). This is certainly a landmark achievement,” said Mr. Martin Kobler, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq and the chief of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). A UNDG Iraq Trust Fund (UNDG ITF) project executed by UNDP, along with UNAMI and OHCHR, provides support to the IHCHR to ensure the Council of Representatives Committee on Human Rights and Experts Panel carries out a transparent selection process of Commissioners and staff of the temporary Secretariat and strengthen its capacity. (Link to Press Release or UNDG ITF webpage)

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