The GNCHR is an 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.


Open Letter from the Chair of ENNHRI on Refugee Crisis (10.9.2015)

GNCHR Release: The European Union has to urgently assume its responsibilities and redesign its asylum policy (31.8.2015)

Statement of the Greek National Commission for Human Rights (GNCHR) on the impact of the continuing austerity measures on human rights (15.7.2015)

Press Release of the Racist Violence Recording Network (RVRN) regarding the presentation of its 2014 Annual Report (6.5.2015)

ENNHRI Statement on the continuing tragedies in the Mediterranean Sea, a human rights approach – April 2015 People before borders - Protection before border control (23.4.2015)

Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, "Crisis in the Mediterranean: Europe must change course" (22.4.2015)

Press Release on the recurring sea tragedies in the Mediterranean (21.4.2015)

GNCHR Annual Report 2012 - 2013 (English)

GNCHR Contribution to the Intervention of ENNHRI at the High-level conference on the “Implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights: our shared responsibility”, Brussels, 26-27 March 2015 (24.3.2015)

GNCHR Written Information on the Second Periodic Report of the Hellenic Republic for the implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) (2.2.2015)

GNCHR Written Information on the Second Periodic Report of the Hellenic Republic for the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) (22.12.2014)

GNCHR Public Statement on the procedure regarding the establishment of the Appeals Committees under Law 3907/2011 (30.10.2014)

International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Problems regarding its implementation (9.10.2014)

ICC: First Meeting between the CRPD Committee and NHRIs Greek National Commission for Human Rights Oral statement (23.9.2014)

GNCHR Oral Statement on the Report of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (1.9.2014)

Observations on the 24th Greek Report on the application of the European Social Charter and on the 9th Greek Report on the application of the Additional Protocol to the European Social Charter (9.4.2014)

Resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council 27/18 "National Institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights" (25.9.2014)

 The Right to Water. GNCHR Recommendations for its effective protection (2014)

Press Release on the withdrawal of Article 19 as a whole from the Bill "Immigration and Social Inclusion Code" (24.3.2014) 

ENNHRI Resolution on Syrian refugees (January 2014)

Open letters of the President of the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions, Mr. Alan Miller, to the President of the European Commission, Mr. José Manuel Barroso and the President of the European Central Bank Mr. Mario Draghi (16.1.2014)

NCHR Recommendation: On the imperative need to reverse the sharp decline in civil liberties and social rights (2011)

Austerity Measures v. Human Rights and EU foundational values

ENNHRI resolution on the independence of national human rights institutions (2013)

Press Release by the Racist Violence Recording System regarding the trial for the murder of Shehzad Luqman  (07.1.2014)

Group Violence and Aggression in Schools,

EEMOEV and NCHR, 2010

Guidelines for Educators on Countering Intolerance

and Discrimination against Muslims: Addressing Islamophobia through Education

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