Welcome to the website of the Icelandic Human Rights Centre

The purpose and aim of the Centre is to promote human rights by collecting information on and raising awareness of human rights issues in Iceland and abroad. The Centre works to make human rights information accessible to the public by organizing conferences and seminars on human rights issues ... more


Iceland and the United Nations: Building a sustainable future for all

Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the UN, will give a public lecture at the University of Iceland, Main Hall at the University's Main Building, on Tuesday 2 July at 15:00. Read more

The Reykjavík Congress on Human Rights (April 10th - 13th, 2013)

The 2013 Congress will create and publish a discussion document that will be presented to the international community on how to overcome the dilemma of restraining and promoting all forms of International Interventions based on coordinated global coalition efforts between governments, NGOs and International Institutions.

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Legal counselling for immigrants is located at the ICEHR office and is open on Wednesdays from 14-20 and Fridays from 9-14.

Appointments may be reserved at the ICEHR office, by email at info[at]humanrights.is or by phone, 552-2720.

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