Welcome Desk at the Human Rights Council

The NGO Welcome Desk primarily facilitates the participation of civil society at the UN Human Rights Council. We work with you, focusing on your individual needs and providing tailor-made information adapted to your advocacy goals and knowledge of the system. The Welcome Desk is managed by Mandat International in coordination with other NGOs, the Secretariat of the Human Rights Council and the United Nations Office in Geneva.


  • To support delegates in their interaction with the UN Human Rights mechanisms;
  • To promote contacts between different organizations;
  • To facilitate sharing of and access to information;
  • To facilitate their stay in Geneva by providing practical information.

Welcome Desk website     www.welcomedesk.org