5 Years of the United Nations Human Rights Office in Seoul

23 June 2020 marks the fifth anniversary of the opening of OHCHR's field-based structure in Seoul. Thank you for your support and contributions to our efforts on strengthening monitoring and documentation, enhancing engagement, and maintaining visibility of the human rights situation in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

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COVID-19 and Human Rights

COVID-19 is a test of societies, of governments, of communities and of individuals. Now is the time for solidarity and cooperation to tackle the virus, and to mitigate the effects, often unintended, of measures designed to halt the spread of the virus. Respect for human rights across the spectrum, including economic and social rights, and civil and political rights, will be fundamental to the success of the public health response.

​List of 2020 NEWS / STORIES


​List of 2020 STATEMENTS