UN Joint Programme: Human Rights for All


 Human Rights Day 2015 in Georgia. Photo: Vladimer Valishvili/UNDP

Human Rights For All is a joint initiative of the European Union  and four UN agencies – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), Office of High Commissionaire for Human Rights (OHCHR) and International Labour Organization (ILO).

The programme supports the implementation and monitoring of the National Human Rights Strategy and Action Plan of Georgia in the areas prioritized by the EU-Georgia agreements. This includes the protection of the rights of minorities and vulnerable groups, internal and external oversight of law enforcement, labour rights, protection of privacy, and freedom of expression and information.  

The programme is funded by the European Union based on the Financing Agreement on "Human Rights For All" signed between Georgia and the European Union in May 2015.

What We Do

With the goal to improve national capacities for better protection of human rights in Georgia, the programme aims at the following:

  • Promote the National Human Rights Strategy and Action Plan and develop capacities of Inter-Agency Council and its Secretariat in policy making, implementation and monitoring.
  • Promote a culture of human rights in Georgia. Increase public awareness on common values of the European Union and Georgia.
  • Strengthen capacities of the Office of the Personal Data Protection Inspector.
  • Establish and promote effective functioning of institutions and procedures related to labour administration and industrial relations. 
  • Develop national capacities in the areas of childcare and the protection of the poorest children.
  • Strengthen capacities of the Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights and Civil Integration, and the Committee on Legal Issues.
  • Support the establishment of independent and impartial mechanisms to investigate wrongdoings committed by representatives of law-enforcement agencies. 

Who finances it

Total Budget: EUR 4,210,526
European Union EUR 4,000,000
United Nations EUR 210,526

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