National Human Rights Institutions

Type: Organization
Name: National Human Rights Institutions
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

The government's problem with women

Those who know Gillian Triggs remark how calm she is. How composed.It’s a common characterisation of women of power; a way to illustrate that this woman is not like the other caricatures: the shrieking harridans, the manipulaters, the tantrum-chucker ... [Published Daily Life - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Qatar to Host Int’l Conference on Security and Human Rights

Under the patronage of HE Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Qatar National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) will host here on November 5 and 6 the first international conference on security and human ... [Published Al Defiya - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Call for Applications to the OPCAT Special Fund

Applications can be submitted by State authorities, National Preventive Mechanisms, National Human Rights Institutions and NGOs.The 2015 call is open to applications for projects undertaken in the following countries:The maximum size of the grant is of ... [Published Noodls - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Human rights agency criticized for turning blind eye to soldiers' rights

By Lee Hyo-sik Hyun Byung-chul, National Human Rights Commission chairman The National Human Rights Commission of Korea (NHRC), headed by Chairman Hyun Byung-chul, is in the hot seat for its passive stance on soldiers' human rights.The agency had received ... [Published Korea Times - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Commonwealth Mediation Training To Help Resolve Human Rights Disputes

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 8 (Bernama) -- Senior officials from 14 human rights commissions from across the Commonwealth will undergo a training exercise here on ways to prevent, manage and resolve human rights-related disputes.The week-long session later this ... [Published Bernama - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

ASEAN Day: Increasing interest in torture prevention

The Association of South East Asian Nations, ASEAN, was established on 8 August 1967 to represent the member states' will to enhance friendship and cooperation. After 47 years, has the time come to reach a regional consensus and collective understanding ... [Published Noodls - Aug 07 2014]
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 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 Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Haiti: Bi-Annual Report on Human Rights in Haiti – July to December 2013 Executive Summary

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 ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 30 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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Said one senior journalist last week: "I have not seen such a level of disrespect either in Senate estimates or any other kind of inquiry in my entire career."
"We explained what measures the military had taken regarding Yoon's death to his father over the phone on June 2,'' an NHRC official said. "The father then said he did not want us to continue to investigate Yoon's case. In addition, the perpetrators were charged, so we decided to dismiss the petition."
This would further advance the objective "to strengthen democracy, enhance good governance and the rulerule of law, and to promote and protect human rights and fundamental freedoms" , as envisaged in ASEAN's roadmap towards community building in 2
"The institution was restructured in the last 16 months and has proven its independence by registering several complaints and taking appropriate action."

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The government's problem with women [Published Daily Life - Aug 25 2014]
Qatar to Host Int’l Conference on Security and ... [Published Al Defiya - Aug 21 2014]
Call for Applications to the OPCAT Special Fund [Published Noodls - Aug 20 2014]
Human rights agency criticized for turning blin... [Published Korea Times - Aug 11 2014]
Commonwealth mediation training to help resolve... [Published Caribbean News Now! - Aug 09 2014]
Commonwealth Mediation Training To Help Resolve... [Published Bernama - Aug 08 2014]
ASEAN Day: Increasing interest in torture preve... [Published Noodls - Aug 07 2014]
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]
UN Global Compact Bulletin (July 2014) [Published theCSRfeed - Jul 10 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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