KNCHR About, Website, Contact Details

About Kenya National Commission on Human Rights
Headquarters: Nairobi, Kenya

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About Kenya National Commission on Human Rights

The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) is an independent National Human Rights Institution created by Article 59 if the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and established through the KNCHR Act of Parliament (the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights Act, 2011. It is the state’s lead agency in the promotion and protection of human rights.

The operations of the KNCHR are guided by the United Nations-approved Paris Principles on the establishment and functioning of independent national human rights institutions.

The National Commission has been accredited by the International Co-ordinating Committee of National Human Rights Institutions (ICC), which is based in Geneva at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, as an ‘A status’ institution which means that the Commission has been found to be in compliance with the Principles. The KNCHR is a member of the Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI), the ICC’s regional grouping for Africa.

KNCHR Websites

KNCHR Contact Details

» Address:
CVS Plaza 1st Floor,Kasuku Lane ,Off Lenana Road,
P.O. Box: 74359-00200 Nairobi, Kenya

» Email:

» Tel.:
0733 78 00 00 / 0736 78 00 00KNCHR About, Website, Contact Details


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