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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Reaching a milestone: ENNHRI marks its 10-year anniversary

On 10 October, ENNHRI held a special conference to take stock of and celebrate what NHRIs have achieved – individually and collectively – to promote and protect human rights in the last decade.
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United in Action - 10 years of promoting and protecting human rights

Experience the journey ENNHRI and NHRIs have undertaken to became an indispensable and acknowledged part of the European human rights architecture, and what is planned as we move into a new decade.
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NHRIs report on the state of the rule of law in Europe

For the fourth consecutive year, NHRIs across Europe have reported on the rule of law challenges in their countries and provided recommendations to address them.
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Engaging to strengthen human rights protections of draft European standards on AI

ENNHRI is working to strengthen human rights protections in two draft European instruments under negotiation at the Council of Europe and in the European Union.
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