UN Human Rights in Jordan


Since 2018, a Senior Human Rights Adviser (SHRA) is deployed to the Office of the Resident Coordinator/Humanitarian Coordinator (RCO) under the framework of the UN Development Group Human Rights Mainstreaming Mechanism upon request of the UN Country Team (UNCT) in Jordan.

The Senior Human Rights Adviser: 1) works with the UNCT to integrate human rights into their programmes and activities, to develop strategies and programmes aimed at building and strengthening national capacities and institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights, and to promote human rights as a common UN value and to uphold international norms and standards through advocacy and awareness-raising; 2) supports the RCO and UNCT, as well as national partners, in their engagement with international human rights mechanisms; 3) provides technical advice and conducts human rights capacity-building for a range of governmental and non-governmental actors.

Type of engagement
Senior Human Rights Adviser
Year established
Field offices
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Contact Information


Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division (FOTCD)
Contact is in Geneva, Switzerland.

Middle East and North Africa Section
Tel. + 41 22 917 9777


Senior Human Rights Adviser
Office of the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Jordan
Majed Al-Edwan Street 16
Amman 11194, Jordan
Email: cmeinecke@ohchr.org

Regional Office of Middle East and North Africa Website

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