- Related themes: ∣
- National human rights systems and bodies
- Publication date:
- 21 January 2021 All language versions now available 16 April 2021
Strong and effective national human rights institutions: challenges, promising practices and opportunities - Summary
National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) are a vital part of the country-level human rights protection system. By raising awareness, providing advice, monitoring and holding authorities to account, they have a central role in navigating the great human rights challenges of our day – tackling both persistent concerns like discrimination and inequality, and novel issues such as the rights implications of artificial intelligence and of the COVID-19 pandemic.