GNCHR at ODIHR meeting in Warsaw on the role of the civil society on migration, human rights and inclusion
The Greek National Commission for Human Rights (GNCHR), participated, after an invitation from the Office of Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), in a two-day meeting in Warsaw (27-28/6/2022) on the role of the civil society on migration, human rights and inclusion. The GNCHR, as the National Human Rights Institution in Greece works towards bridging the gap between civil society and state institutions, according to the UN Paris Principles. The Commission fulfils its mission with a sense of duty and consistency throughout all its years of operation, having established relationships of trust with its members and partners who participate in its Plenary and the hearings of stakeholders that it organizes at regular intervals. Eva Tzavala, GNCHR Legal Advisor and Chair of the Working Group on Asylum and Migration of the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI) presented more specifically the Commission's activities and synergies for the monitoring of migration issues. Garyfallia Anastassopoulou, Assistant Coordinator of the Racist Violence Recording Network, which is coordinated by the GNCHR and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Greece, also participated as a speaker at the same conference.