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.


Freedom of information and Presumption of innocence: Seeking for the necessary balance (1.6.2016) [in Greek]

1. GNCHR Recommendations

2. Summary of the GNCHR Recommendations

3. GNCHR Press Release

Disclosure of personal data concerning criminal prosecutions and convictions (2008)

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

Resolution on Human Rights Violations Via “Employment Seeking”

Observations on the Bill of the Ministry of Justice re “The Protection of Personal Data and Privacy in the Electronic Communications Sector (Incorporation of Directive 2002/58/EC)” (2002) 

The Issue of Inclusion of Religious Affiliation in Greek Citizens’ Identity Cards (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
  • 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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