• FIDH - International Federation for Human Rights

    17, passage de la Main d'or, 75011 Paris

    01 43552518

    01 43551880


    <p> The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), headquartered in France, is an international non-governmental organization for the defence of human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948. It is a nonprofit organization. Founded in 1922, it includes 155 national member organizations over 5 continents. The FIDH acts as a relay between its members and international authorities. To date, the FIDH has undertaken more than a thousand missions of investigation, trial observations, mediation, and training in some one hundred countries. <p> FIDH enjoys consultative status with the United Nations, UNESCO, the Council of Europe, the International Labor Organization and observer status with the African Commission of Human and People’s Rights. <p> The aim of the FIDH is to obtain effective improvements in the protection of victims, the prevention of Human Rights abuse and the prosecution of those responsible. <p>Civil Society Institute is the national member of FIDH in Armenia.