UN Watch

About UN Watch

UN Watch is a non-governmental organization in Switzerland that promotes the protection of universal human rights and monitors the United Nations according to its founding Chharter. The vision of the UN Watch is a strong and just United Nations. The organization campaigns for diplomatic action that upholds the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the United Nations Charter. Through its programs, partnerships, and participation at the UN Human Rights Council, the UN Watch advances the United Nations’ mandate of promoting human rights and international peace. The UN Watch participates actively at the UN as an accredited NGO in Special Consultative Status to the UN Economic and Social Council and as an Associate NGO to the UN Department of Public Information.

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Monitoring the United Nations, promoting human rights.

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Founded: 1993
Location (HQ): Switzerland
Scope: Global
Focus area: All human rights

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Ada Hasanagic

Ada Hasanagić is a human rights professional currently working as a researcher at the Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Previously, Ada graduated with honors from the Sarajevo School of Science and Technology and the University of Buckingham in the fields of Political Science and International Relations. Also, she earned a master’s degree in Democracy and Human Rights from the University of Sarajevo and University of Bologna.