Promoting and protecting human rights across wider Europe

We are the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions. We bring together National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) across Europe to enhance the promotion and protection of human rights in the region.

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What are National Human Rights Institutions?

National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) are state-mandated bodies, independent of government, with a broad constitutional or legal mandate to promote and protect human rights at the national level.
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Stronger and more effective NHRIs in the EU - conference sets out ways forward

A two-day conference concluded a project led by the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights. Looking at project findings, it considered how NHRIs' vital work on rule of law and fundamental rights can be strengthened even further.
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Major risks in excluding private sector from Council of Europe AI Convention

In its most recent related statement, ENNHRI recommends the inclusion of private actors in the Convention to prevent major gaps in human rights protection.
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ENNHRI members elect new Chair and Board Members

With ENNHRI’s Chair and two Board Members taking on new roles, new representatives were chosen for vital ENNHRI governance positions at an Extraordinary General Assembly.
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Landmark judgment on access to abortion and rule of law in Poland

ENNHRI provided a third-party intervention in a landmark ruling by the European Court of Human Rights in the case ML v. Poland.
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