Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs), as mechanisms that are independent from the
government, can play a key role in preventing conflicts and ensuring respect
for human rights and their protection in conflict and post-conflict situations.
In particular, NHRIs can
During conflict and post-conflict situations NHRIs face particular
difficulties and challenges. The Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions, its
four regional networks and our global partners – the United Nations Development
Programme and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights – work
together to support NHRIs in conflict and post
conflict situation through:
operating in conflict and post conflict situations will be a thematic strategic
priority for GANHRI in its 2017-2019 strategic plan and will be part of the joint
UNDP-OHCHR-GANHRI programme in support to NHRIs.