International Federation of Human Rights Leagues (IFHR)
Fédération internationale des ligues des droits de l'homme (FIDH)
Federación Internacional de las Ligas de los Derechos Humanos
1922 Paris France
Founded 1922, Paris (France), as International Federation of Leagues for the Defence of the Rights of Man and of Citizens – Fédération internationale des ligues pour la défense des droits de l'homme et du citoyen. Subsequently known as International Federation of Human Rights – Fédération internationale des droits de l'homme and also in English as International Federation for the Rights of Man. Since 1926, includes the Organisation de la paix par la justice internationale. Proposed in 1927 the 'Déclaration mondiale des droits de l'homme'. Added in 1936 new chapters to the 'Déclaration mondiale des droits de l'homme'. Dispersed or underground in occupied Europe, re-established 31 Oct 1948. Has worked for the application of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights since its inception on 10 Dec 1948. Registered in accordance with French law. EU Transparency Register: 97628146980-33.
Contribute to the respect of all rights as defined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; obtain effective improvement in protection of victims, prevention of Human Rights violations and the sanction of their perpetrators; federate human rights organizations and coordinate and support their activities at the local, regional and international level; work in partnership with like-minded organizations so as to raise public awareness of human rights abuse worldwide and to raise funds for activities.
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World Congress (every 3 years); International Board (meets 3 times a year); Executive Board. Units (4): Administrative; Research and Operations; Geographical and Thematic Desks; Communications. Permanent Delegations: UN - Geneva (Switzerland); UN - New York NY (USA); EU - Brussels (Belgium); ICC - The Hague (Netherlands). International Secretariat, headquartered in Paris (France).
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