The Education, Promotion and Research unit is responsible for educating people on human rights issues through various media channels, conducting community outreach programmes, seminars and training workshops.

The Unit is also responsible for developing Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials for use by the Commission in order to promote awareness of, and respect of all human rights and freedoms. It is also responsible for conducting research on issues relating to human rights, freedoms and social justice. The Unit is also responsible for establishing a documentation centre for storing books and publications on human rights.