National Human Rights Institutions

Type: Organization
Name: National Human Rights Institutions
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Rights watchdog 'playing key role'

BAHRAIN'S main official human rights watchdog has dismissed claims made by international groups that questioned its independence and alleged failure to handle complaints.The National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) has described the comments made ... [Published Gulf Daily News - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Jamaica Begins Dialogue For Establishment Of A National Human Rights Institution

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Government  has started dialogue with the Commonwealth Secretariat for the establishment of a National Human Rights Institution (NHRI), that complies with the Paris Principles.The Paris Principles are a set of guiding standards which ... [Published CaribSeek - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

World: The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples - A Manual for National Human Rights Institutions

Source: UN Human Rights CouncilCountry: World Introduction for users This Manual aims to support and strengthen the work of national human rights institutions (NHRIs) – whether they are human rights commissions or ombudsman offices – in the promotion, ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

APT guidance for upcoming SPT elections

States parties to the Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture will elect thirteen members to the Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) for a term of four years.The APT has prepared an information note on current membership of the ... [Published Noodls - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

UN Global Compact Bulletin (July 2014)

SOURCE: United Nations Global Compact SUMMARY: The  UN Global Compact Bulletin  is designed to keep participants up to date on news, engagement opportunities, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication ... [Published theCSRfeed - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Reservation, overhaul of justice system crucial for Ind women:

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairperson Justice (retd) KG Balakrishnan has pitched for urgent passage of the Women's Reservation Bill and overhaul of the criminal justice system for the successful implementation of women-related policies in ... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

NHRC Faults House Committee on Service Wide Vote

Malam Aminu TambuwalBy Tobi SoniyiThe National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has debunked allegation by the House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts that the sum of N724 million is missing from the Service Wide Vote from 2004 to 2012.In ... [Published This Day Online - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

NHRC petitions Tambuwal over allegation of missing N724m service wide vote

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has debunked the allegation by the House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts that N724 million is missing from the Service Wide Vote from 2004 to 2012.This is as the commission stated that it had ... [Published Nigerian Tribune - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Framework to harmonise human rights reporting in West Africa sought

The General Assembly of West African Network of National Human Rights Institutions (NNHRI), which has just rounded off in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, has called for the establishment of a framework for the harmonisation of human rights reporting in the ... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 2 reports

Haiti - Justice : Semi Annual Report on the situation of human rights

01/07/2014 10:08:31 Monday, the Human Rights Section of MINUSTAH / High Commissioner for Human Rights (HRS) has published an semi-annual report, which presents and analyzes key elements of the situation of human rights in Haiti between July and December ... [Published Haitilibre.com - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

CEDAW DISCUSSES SITUATION OF WOMEN IN PERU, INDIA, MAURITANIA AND SYRIA WITH CIVIL SOCIETY REPRESENTATIVES

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women this afternoon met with representatives of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the National Human Rights Commission of India to hear information on the situation of women in Peru, ... [Published Noodls - Jul 01 2014]
First reported May 05 2014 - Updated May 05 2014 - 1 reports

World: Integrating Gender into Oversight of the Security Sector by Ombuds Institutions & National Human Rights Institutions

Source: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed ForcesCountry: World Introduction Ombuds institutions and national human rights institutions (NHRIs) can be important actors in holding ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 05 2014]

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"The institution was restructured in the last 16 months and has proven its independence by registering several complaints and taking appropriate action."
He also spoke of the lack of access to proper sanitation facilities in rural India, saying that "lack of toilet facilities... Increases vulnerability of girls to rape as seen in the recent case of rape of girls in Badaun in Uttar Pradesh."

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Rights watchdog 'playing key role' [Published Gulf Daily News - Jul 29 2014]
Jamaica Begins Dialogue For Establishment Of A ... [Published CaribSeek - Jul 24 2014]
World: The United Nations Declaration on the Ri... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 16 2014]
APT guidance for upcoming SPT elections [Published Noodls - Jul 15 2014]
UN Global Compact Bulletin (July 2014) [Published theCSRfeed - Jul 10 2014]
Reservation, overhaul of justice system crucial... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 08 2014]
NHRC Faults House Committee on Service Wide Vote [Published This Day Online - Jul 06 2014]
Allegation Of Missing N724 Million Service Wide... [Published Leadership - Jul 04 2014]
NHRC petitions Tambuwal over allegation of miss... [Published Nigerian Tribune - Jul 03 2014]
Framework to harmonise human rights reporting i... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Jul 03 2014]
Haiti - Justice : Semi Annual Report on the sit... [Published Haitilibre.com - Jul 01 2014]
CEDAW DISCUSSES SITUATION OF WOMEN IN PERU, IND... [Published Noodls - Jul 01 2014]
Haiti: Bi-Annual Report on Human Rights in Hait... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 30 2014]
HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS ANNUAL FULL-DAY DISC... [Published United Nations Office at Geneva - Jun 17 2014]
World: Integrating Gender into Oversight of the... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 05 2014]
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World: The United Nations Declaration on the Ri... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 16 2014]
Source: UN Human Rights CouncilCountry: World Introduction for users This Manual aims to support and strengthen the work of national human rights institutions (NHRIs) – whether they are human rights commissions or ombudsman offices – in the promotion, ...
UN Global Compact Bulletin (July 2014) [Published theCSRfeed - Jul 10 2014]
SOURCE: United Nations Global Compact SUMMARY: The  UN Global Compact Bulletin  is designed to keep participants up to date on news, engagement opportunities, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication ...
Haiti: Bi-Annual Report on Human Rights in Hait... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 30 2014]
Source: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, UN Stabilization Mission in HaitiCountry: Haiti This report, prepared by the Human Rights Section of MINUSTAH / High Commissioner for Human Rights (HRS), presents and analyses key elements ...
World: Integrating Gender into Oversight of the... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 05 2014]
Source: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed ForcesCountry: World Introduction Ombuds institutions and national human rights institutions (NHRIs) can be important actors in holding ...
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