Think tank

Deutsches Institut für Menschenrechte

German Institute for Human Rights

Berlin, Germany

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.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.institut-fuer-menschenrechte.de/

Address:
Deutsches Institut für Menschenrechte Zimmerstraße 26/27 10969 Berlin

Country:
Germany

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Germany, Global
Operating languages
English , German

Organisation details

Business model
Government
Institutional affiliations
Government
Year founded
2001
Age (years)
Deutsches Institut für Menschenrechte
 20
Germany average
 37
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Prof. Dr. Beate Rudolf
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2018): Prof. Dr. Beate Rudolf
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2017): Prof. Dr. Beate Rudolf
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
Deutsches Institut für Menschenrechte
 78
Germany average
 76
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Deutsches Institut für Menschenrechte
78% 
Germany average
47% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Deutsches Institut für Menschenrechte
85% 
Germany average
41% 
Global average
34% 

Social

Twitter
Followers (2019)
Deutsches Institut für Menschenrechte
 10,300
Germany average
 7,867
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
Deutsches Institut für Menschenrechte
 2
Germany average
 3,620
Global average
 5,924

Data notes

Last updated: 30/01/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: German Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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