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Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: Quiz

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Question 1: The current High Commissioner is South African ________.
International Criminal CourtNavanethem PillayWar rapeComplaints to the International Criminal Court

Question 2: ________
EgyptUnited Nations Commission on Human RightsUnited Nations Human Rights CouncilCuba

Question 3: The current High Commissioner is South African lawyer ________, whose four-year term began on 1 September 2008.
Complaints to the International Criminal CourtInternational Criminal CourtNavanethem PillayWar rape

Question 4: [5] The ________ reportedly resisted her appointment at first, because of her views on abortion and other issues, but eventually dropped its opposition.
PhilippinesAlaskaUnited StatesCanada

Question 5: The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is a ________ agency that works to promote and protect the human rights that are guaranteed under international law and stipulated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948.
United NationsUnited Nations Security CouncilUnited Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesIsrael, Palestine, and the United Nations

Question 6: The office was established by the UN General Assembly on 20 December 1993[1] in the wake of the 1993 ________.
EgyptSyriaWorld Conference on Human RightsBosnia and Herzegovina

Question 7: The ________ is accountable to the Secretary-General.
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDSOffice of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human RightsSpecial Court for Sierra LeoneUNICEF

Question 8: ________
Universal Postal UnionIsrael, Palestine, and the United NationsUnited Nations Human Rights CouncilFood and Agriculture Organization

Question 9: The office is headed by the High Commissioner for Human Rights, who co-ordinates human rights activities throughout the UN System and supervises the Human Rights Council in ________, Switzerland.
LausanneGenevaBaselZürich







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