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 Oral Statement on the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in Greece delivered by Dr. Katerina Charokopou and Ms Eva Tzavala, GNCHR Human Rights/Legal Officers during the 79th Virtual Pre-Sessional Working Group of the CEDAW Committee (9 November 2020).

Domestic Violence in the time of coronavirus: Women's organizations share their experience

 GNCHR Reccomendations on Transgender persons and legal gender recognition (2015)

Comments on the Bill “Implementation of the Principle of Equal Opportunities and Equal Treatment of Men and Women in Matters of Employment and Occupation-Harmonization of Legislation with Directive 2006/54/ΕC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 July 2006” (2008)

Comments on the Bill titled “Combating Domestic Violence” (February  2006)

Comments on the Bill “Implementation of the Principle of Equal Treatment for Men and Women as Regards Access to Employment, Vocational Training and Promotion, and Working Conditions” (2006)

Position regarding Restrictive Quotas against Women Candidates (2005)

Comments regarding the Correct Implementation of Article 116(2) of the Constitution in the Case of Women’s Admission to Police and Fire Brigade Academies (2002)  


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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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