OVERVIEW BY THE ODIHR DIRECTOR

Ingibjörg Sólrún
Gísladóttir, Director
of the OSCE Office for
Democratic Institutions
and Human Rights (ODIHR)
(OSCE/Piotr Markowski)

Since its establishment in 1991, the OSCE Office
for Democratic Institutions and Human
Rights (ODIHR) has been mandated to assist the

Organization’s 57 participating States to ensure
full respect for human rights and fundamental
freedoms; to abide by the rule of law; to strengthen
and protect democratic institutions and practices;
to promote tolerance and non-discrimination
throughout societies; and to improve the situation
of Roma and Sinti.

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