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 [in Greek] for providing voting rights to Greek diaspora on the occasion of the Draft Law «proportional representation of political parties, broadening of the right to vote and other provisions concerning the election of the members of the Parliament» (20.7.2016) 

GNCHR Observations on the Draft Law by the Ministry of Internal Affairs entitled “Transposition in the Greek legal order of Directives 2011/98/EC on a single application procedure for a single permit for third-country nationals to reside and work in the territory of a Member State and on a common set of rights for third-country workers legally residing in a Member State and 2014/36/EC on the conditions of entry and stay of third-country nationals for the purpose of employment as seasonal workers, provisions regarding citizenship issues and other provisions” (2014)

Comments on the bill by the Ministry of Interior titled: “Political participation of non-citizens of Greek origin and third country nationals who reside legally and long-term in Greece” (2010)

Decision on the Loss of Greek Nationality by Virtue of Former Article 19 of the Greek Nationality Code and the Procedure for its Reacquisition (2003)


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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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