Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) works for the protection and promotion of rights for all people, regardless of social origin, gender, religion or nationality. OHCHR opened its office in Seoul in June 2015. The office was set up in order to monitor how human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) are being respected, and to work with relevant governments, civil society and other actors to protect human rights. The OHCHR Seoul office also works on enhancing communication with the public on the human rights situation in the DPRK.