All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion or other status.
The role of ICEHR
The Centre is an independent organization that works to advance human rights through the promotion of research and education on and raising awareness of human rights issues in Iceland. The Centre also serves as a watch dog for the status and implementation of Human Rights in Iceland.
Legal Counselling for immigrants
The Centres legal counselling for immigrants is open on Tuesdays between 2 an 7 pm and on Fridays from 9 am to 2 pm. It is necessary to book an appointment beforehand.