National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs)

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Definition

Independent bodies established by domestic law with a mandate to protect and promote human rights within a state.

 

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Based on European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights – FRA (2012). Handbook on the Establishment and Accreditation of National Human Rights Institutions in the European Union.

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1298