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Statutory tasks of the Human Rights Centre


According to the law, the Human Rights Centre’s (HRC) task is to:

  • Promote information provision, training, education and research on fundamental and human rights
  • Draft reports on the implementation of fundamental and human rights
  • Take initiatives and give statements for the promotion and implementation of fundamental and human rights
  • Participate in European and international cooperation related to the promotion and protection of fundamental and human rights
  • Perform other similar tasks associated with the promotion and implementation of fundamental and human rights

The centre does not handle complaints or other individual cases which fall into the competence of the supreme guardians of the law.

HRC’s tasks in practice


The HRC’s statutory tasks include the promotion of fundamental and human rights and the monitoring of their implementation.

The HRC pays special attention to rights the implementation of which is not promoted and monitored by any specific ombudsman, national authority or well-established non-governmental organisation. The HRC also gives particular consideration to rights the implementation of which is insufficient in respect of a group of citizens or which do not receive enough attention from the authorities.

The HRC stimulates and maintains discussion by distributing information and organising various events on actual topics related to fundamental and human rights. Attention is also paid to problems which delay or even prevent the implementation of fundamental and human rights.