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.


Announcement: The GNCHR on the unsettling situation in the Eastern Aegean islands and the recent asylum developments

Maria Gavouneli elected as the new President of the GNCHR

Vice Presidents Yiannis Ioannidis and Ellie Varchalama on the new Board






 Statement  for the loss of Alice Yotopoulos-Marangopoulos (31.8.2018)

      GNCHR release for the meeting organized by the GNCHR on Tuesday, 20th February 2018, for the hearing of national stakeholders regarding the Problems of asylum seekers, refugees and migrants (20.2.2018)

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Invitation of the GNCHR President to all stakeholders participating in the GNCHR to designate members

15 January 2018: Meeting of the President of the Greek National Commission for Human Rights (GNCHR) Mr. Georgios Stavropoulos with the President and Members of the National Human Rights Committee of the State of Qatar, at the GNCHR premises. 

GNCHR Statement [in Greek] for the sudden loss of its Vice-President, Angeliki Argyropoulou-Chrysohoidou (30.6.2017)

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

Press Release on the Right to Water (24.6.2014)


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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)

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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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