Government Commissioner for Human Rights

In cooperation with the Secretariat of the Government Council for Human Rights, the Government Commissioner:

  • develops concepts of long-term development of human rights protection at national level
  • prepares proposals for individual measures and initiatives to improve the situation regarding the observance of human rights in general and to improve the position of Roma communities in society
  • puts together information, proposals and opinions concerning the observance of human rights and the position of Roma communities
  • draws up reports on meeting the commitments resulting from international human rights treaties, presented by the Czech Republic to the individual treaties’ control mechanisms at the level of the UN and the Council of Europe, and prepares background materials for EU bodies related to human rights
  • assesses in an interdepartmental comment procedure materials of a legislative and non-legislative nature concerning human rights and the position of Roma communities

The Commissioner chairs the Government Council for Human Rights and, as the First Vice – Chairman, participates in the management of the Government Council for Roma Community Affairs.

The Commissioner cooperates and communicates intensely with public administration authorities (central and local), non-governmental non-profit organisations, and experts in the field of human rights protection and the integration of Roma communities into society.

Contact Address

Government of the Czech Republic,
nábřeží Edvarda Beneše 4,
118 01, Prague 1
Phone: +420 224 002 111
e-mail: posta@vlada.cz

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