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.


The GNCHR Annual Report sumbitted to the President of the Hellenic Parliament (27.1.2016)

  THE GNCHR, 15 years


Human Rights Day - 10 December 2015

UN Campaign for "Human Rights Day 2015"

What is Human Rights Day ?

UN Secretary-General's Message for Human Rights Day

High Commissioner Video Statement — Human Rights Day 2015

Country visit to Greece of the Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights: 

End of mission statement (8.12.2015)

Election of the GNCHR at the European Coordinating Committee of ENNHRI (1.12.2015)

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)

Concluding observations of the Human Rights Committee

Concluding observations of the Human Rights Committee on the second periodic report of Greece (November 2015)

Oral Statement of the Greek National Commission for Human Rights (GNCHR) to the United Nations Human Rights Committee (19 Obtober 2015)

Concluding observations of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on the second periodic report of Greece (October 2015)

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)





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