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] on the latest terrorist attacks in Greece and Europe (14.6.2017)

GNCHR Statement on the heinous attacks in Paris and appeal to the European Union to take all necessary measures for the protection of the rights of all those in its territory (23.11.2015)

Decision regarding the Potential Greek Involvement in CIA’s Illegal Flights (2007)

Resolution on the Termination of Operation of the Detention Camp in Guantanamo (2007)

Comments and Recommendations regarding the Implementation of Law 3251/2004 titled “European Arrest Warrant, Amendment to Law 2928/2001 Concerning Criminal Organisations and Other Provisions” (2007)

Resolution regarding Flights –in and out of Greece- Performed by Foreign Secret Services, and the Abduction and Interrogation of Pakistani Immigrants (2005)

Comments on the Law 3251/2004 titled “European Arrest Warrant, Amendment to the Law 2928/2001 Concerning Criminal Organisations and Other Provisions”  (2005)

Resolution on the new EU Directive for the Processing of Personal Data – New Measures for the Suppression of Terrorism (2005)

Comments on the Draft Agreements between the European Union and the United States of America on Extradition and Mutual Legal Assistance (2003)

Position regarding Proposals for an EU Council Framework Decision on Combating Terrorism and an EU Council Framework Decision on the European Arrest Warrant and the Surrender Procedures between Member States (2002)

Resolution on the Latest Developments of Terrorism in Greece (2002)

Ratification of the Protocol for the Implementation of Article 8 of the Agreement between the Government of the Hellenic Republic and the Government of the Republic of Turkey on Combating crime, Especially Terrorism, Organized Crime, Illicit Drug Trafficking and Illegal Immigration (2002)

Resolution on Terrorism and Human Rights in the Aftermath of 11.09.2001 (2001)

Comments on Bill titled “Amendments to the Penal Code and the Code of Penal Procedure and Other Provisions for the Protection of Citizens from Criminal Acts of Organized Criminal Groups” (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
  • EN


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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