The GNCHR is the independent advisory body to the State specialised in human rights issues.

It has been established and is functioning in accordance with the UN Paris Principles.


GNCHR Statement regarding the decisions of Areios Pagos (Supreme Civil and Penal Court of Greece) on the eight Turkish military officers (30.1.2017)

GNCHR Observations [in Greek] on the Draft Law of the Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights on «Providing Legal Assistance to Individuals» (July 2016)

GNCHR Observations on the Draft Law of the Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights «Fees and charges of remedies and procedural acts and court fees» (July 2016) 

Comments on the Bill of the Ministry of Justice titled “Acceleration of proceedings in administrative courts and other provisions” (2010)

The compliance of the Public Administration with domestic judicial decisions (2009)

Comments on Bill titled ‘Providing Legal Aid to Persons with Low Income’ (2003)

Bill on the Acceleration of Criminal Procedure (2003)

Bill on ‘Compliance of the Greek Administration with Judicial Decisions (2002)

Evaluations of the draft law on 'Compliance of the administration with court judgments and promotion of judges of the regular administrative courts to the rank of councillor of the state' (2002)

Recommendations for a Comprehensive Legal Aid System (2001)


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Guidelines for Educators on Countering Intolerance

and Discrimination against Muslims: Addressing Islamophobia through Education

  Greek National Commission for Human Rights (GNCHR)

List of International and European Conventions on Human Rights

(Updated: April 2019)

  • GR
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Financial Crisis, Austerity Measures and Human Rights 

NCHR on Financial Crisis

International and European Institutions on the Crisis in Greece



Asylum and Migration

NCHR on Asylum and Migration




Operational Platform for Roma Equality – OPRE  


Evictions of Roma and Travellers in Europe – joint declaration by the Council of Europe, FRA, OSCE/BIDDH, OHCHR, ENNHRI and Equinet, partners of the “OPRE” platform (29.6.2016)




 NHRI Water Initiative, WaterLex


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