Network of African National Human Rights Institutions

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The Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI) is a regional body of 46 National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in Africa. Its mandate is to support the establishment and strengthening of NHRIs in Africa as well as to facilitate coordination and cooperation between and among themselves and between the and other key human rights actors at the regional and international levels.

Vision

An African continent with enhanced human rights and justice for all

Mission

To support the establishment and strengthening of Paris Principles-compliant national human rights institutions that effectively discharge their mandate

Principles & Values

Transparency
Accountability
Integrity
Professionalism
Non-discrimination