Human Rights Office of the City of Vienna

founded 2015
The Human Rights Office was opened in September 2015. The basis of the work of the Human Rights Office is defined by the declaration "Vienna - city of human rights" and the coalition government agreement of the Vienna city government.


  • Raising awareness on the topic of human rights
  • Children’s rights, topics: unaccompanied refugee minors, fighting poverty and violence
  • Security policies and human rights at provincial level
  • Fighting human trafficking, implementing the recommendations of the Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) of the Council of Europe