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Vision, Mission and Core Values


A Sierra Leone where a culture of Human Rights prevails and the People respect the rule of law and live in peace and dignity.


The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone exists to take the lead role in building a culture of human rights (including respect for individual responsibilities) which maintains human dignity for all in Sierra Leone in full compliance with the constitution, laws, international and regional instruments, through effective partnership and collaboration.


As an independent Human Rights Institution, HRCSL is committed to upholding these core values:

  • Professionalism - encompassing discipline, competence, dependability, integrity, expertise, team spirit, tactfulness.
  • Service - with humility
  • Independence - including fairness, objectivity, and impartiality.
  • Inclusiveness - ensuring diversity
  • Accessibility - covering empathy, tolerance, and understanding.
  • Accountability - embracing honesty.
  • Collaboration
  • (HRCSL – “Making Rights Real”)
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