The German Institute for Human Rights is Germany’s independent National Human Rights Institution (Section 1 of the Act on the Legal Status and Mandate of the German Institute for Human Rights, DIMR-Gesetz). It strives to ensure that Germany respects and promotes human rights domestically and in its international relations. The Institute also supports and monitors the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and has established Monitoring Mechanisms for these purposes.
Areas of focus
Founder gender: Other entities
Leader gender: N/A Leader(s) (2021): Prof. Dr. Beate Rudolf
Leader gender: Female Leader(s) (2020): Prof. Dr. Beate Rudolf
Leader gender: Female
Boundary organization (find out more): Yes
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: German Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
Notes: Runs a programme of human rights education including seminars, workshops and educational materials.