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Human Rights Report 2022

The UN Human Rights Report 2022 presents the progress achieved in 2022 against the targets set out in the OHCHR Management Plan 2018-2021, which was extended through 2023, and includes an overview of management, funding and expenditure as well as detailed results from the field and headquarters.

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High Commissioner for Human Rights.


“As we mark the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights this year – one of the most pivotal documents in modern history – we have an opportunity to truly revitalize its promise of human rights, for everyone.”
We witnessed profound geopolitical divisions threatening peace and sustainability. The world continued to grapple with the rapidly intensifying climate emergency, soaring rates of poverty, gaping inequalities and the human rights reversals triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

As humanity navigates these complex and interconnected crises, we face crucial decisions on how, and when, to act. Now more than ever, we must remember that we have more in common than we may think. 

This is the underlying notion that gave birth to human rights – the idea of a shared humanity, that every individual has inherent rights and freedoms, and that we all bear responsibility to care for one another. 

Over the coming years, it is my sincere hope that we can build on our past achievements, unleashing an even greater potential for human rights to achieve peace, freedom and a sustainable future for everybody.
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UN Human Rights around the world

Country / Stand-alone Offices / Human Rights Missions
Regional Offices / Centres
Human rights components of UN Peace / Political Missions
Human Rights Advisers established under the framework of the UNSDG
Other types of field presences
Mexico Guatemala Honduras El Salvador Costa Rica Belize Dominican Republic Suriname Jamaica Venezuela Haiti (BINUH) South America
(Santiago de Chile)
Central America
(Panama City)
Bolivia Argentina Uruguay Brazil Paraguay Peru
Ecuador Barbados Trinidad and Tobago Guyana Bosnia
Montenegro Serbia Europe (Brussels) Geneva Ukraine Republic of Moldova Bangladesh Nepal Sri Lanka Maldives Malaysia Cambodia Pacific (Suva) Timor-Leste Philippines OHCHR Field-based structure
(Seoul, Republic of Korea)
Mongolia Central Asia
Russian Federation Republic of North Macedonia South Caucasus
Middle East and
North Africa (Beirut)
Jordan Saudi Arabia Yemen UN Human
Rights Training and
Documentation Centre
for South-West Asia
and the Arab Region
Iraq (UNAMI) Lybia (UNSMIL) Burundi
Rwanda Uganda South Sudan
Bahrain Lesotho Zimbabwe Malawi Madagascar Kenya Somalia (UNSOM) East Africa (Addis Ababa) UN Sub-Regional
Center for Human
Rights and
Democracy in
Central Asia
of the Congo
Nigeria Liberia Guinea Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso
G5 Sahel
G5 Sahel

G5 Sahel
Gambia West Africa (Dakar) Sudan
G5 Sahel
G5 Sahel
Tunisia Syria - based in Beirut State of
New York Samoa Papua New Guinea Kazahkastan Equatorial Guinea  The Republic of the Congo  Mozambique
Eswatini  Zambia  Guinea-Bissau Sierra Leone  Uzbekistan Tajikistan  Afghanistan (UNAMA) Colombia  South-East Asia (Bangkok)  Myanmar – based in Bangkok 
Myanmar – based in Bangkok 
Map of UN Human Rights around the world
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