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.


Decision regarding the proposal to the competent Greek authorities to ratify: a) the CoE Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings, and b) the Additional Protocol to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, on the sale of children, children’s prostitution and children’s pornography (2006)

Proposal for the Ratification of International Conventions on Migrant Workers (2002)

Ratification of International Humanitarian Law Treaties (2000)

Ratification of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (2000)






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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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