National Human Rights Institutions

Type: Organization
Name: National Human Rights Institutions
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Handbook on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality promoted

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Chief Commissioner of the National Human Rights Commission J.Byambadorj attended Tuesday a promotion event for Handbook for National Human Rights Institutions on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality, which has recently been translated ... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Crisis at rights watchdo...

A global human rights body has deferred its decision on whether to maintain the highest “A” rating for Korea’s human rights watchdog, citing problems that impede its function. This is a serious setback for the reputation of not only the watchdog but also ... [Published Korea Herald - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Human rights body's fall

Seoul must take swift steps to avoid further disgraceKorea’s human rights organization, once the object of envoy among new democracies, has become a disgrace to the nation.The National Human Rights Commission of Korea (NHRC), which barely limped along ... [Published Korea Times - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Int’l body defers grading S. Korea on human rights

Deferral signifies deterioration in domestic handling of human rights issues by current and preceding administrations By Jin Myeong-seon and Seo Young-ji, staff reportersThe National Human Rights Commission of Korea (NHRCK) had its grade evaluation deferred ... [Published Hani.co.kr - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Human rights commission to undergo ICC's rerating

Hyun Byung-chulNHRC chairman By Chung Min-uckThe National Human Rights Commission of Korea (NHRC) faces being stripped of the highest “A” rating as the International Coordination Committee of National Human Rights Institutions (ICC) decided to rerate ... [Published Korea Times - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Who's Who: Dr Ali bin Samikh Al Marri, Chairman of Qatar National Human Rights Committee

pmDr Ali bin Samikh Al Marri, Chairman of Qatar National Human Rights CommitteeHe had held the post of Chairman of the Arab League’s Permanent Arab Commission for Human Rights and also Chairman of the Arab Network for National Human Rights Institutions. ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS ANNUAL DISCUSSION ON RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, FOCUSING ON INCLUSIVE EDUCATION

19 March 2014 The during its noon meeting held its annual interactive discussion on the rights of persons with disabilities, with a focus on inclusive education.Flavia Pansieri, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, in opening remarks said that the ... [Published United Nations Office at Geneva - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 2 reports

Azerbaijani Ombudsman attends 27th General Meeting of International Coordinating Committee of National Human Rights Institutions

First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Dr. Al Marri Re-elected SCA President

(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) The Sub-Committee on Accreditation (SCA) of the International Coordinating Committee of National Institutions ... [Published MENAFN - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Marri re-elected SCA President for third time

Doha: The Sub-Committee on Accreditation (SCA) of the International Coordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (ICC), Geneva, has re-elected Dr Ali bin Smaikh Marri, Chairman of Qatar National Human ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

NIHR takes part in global meeting

A DELEGATION from the National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) took part in the 27th periodic meeting of the International Co-ordination Committee for National Human Rights Institutions held in Geneva.It was led by NIHR president Dr Abdulaziz Hassan ... [Published Gulf Daily News - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 2 reports

Africa Commonwealth Human Rights Forum to Meet in Geneva

The Commonwealth Forum of National Human Rights Institutions (CFNHRI) will be meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, on Tuesday 11 March for its 2014 Annual Meeting. The meeting will bring together 5 ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 10 2014]

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...Dr. Al Marri said on this occasion: "The re-election for this position renews confidence in Qatar National Human Rights Committee, and the confirmation of the credibility and independence the (NHRC) enjoys and an indicator of the great support being provided by the state to committee in all matters relating to human rights at local, regional and international levels." The Sub-Committee on Accreditation (SCA) currently comprises 107 sub-national institutions for human rights worldwide as well as four representatives...
...According to the Chairman of the National Commission on Human Rights and Freedoms, Chemuta Divine Banda, "Corruption affects human rights - be they social, civil, political and cultural resources that are supposed to be used to promote and protect the rights of man." He said at the opening of the workshop that corruption leads to the misuse of resources and injustice...

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Handbook on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality ... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Apr 15 2014]
Crisis at rights watchdo... [Published Korea Herald - Apr 08 2014]
Human rights body's fall [Published Korea Times - Apr 07 2014]
Int’l body defers grading S. Korea on human rights [Published Hani.co.kr - Apr 07 2014]
Human rights commission to undergo ICC's rerating [Published Korea Times - Apr 06 2014]
Who's Who: Dr Ali bin Samikh Al Marri, Chairman... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Mar 23 2014]
HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL CONCLUDES DEBATE ON ITS SU... [Published United Nations Office at Geneva - Mar 21 2014]
Azerbaijani Ombudsman attends 27th General Meet... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Mar 19 2014]
Azerbaijani Ombudsman attends 27th General Meet... [Published Azartac - Mar 19 2014]
HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS ANNUAL DISCUSSION ON... [Published United Nations Office at Geneva - Mar 19 2014]
Dr. Al Marri Re-elected SCA President [Published MENAFN - Mar 19 2014]
Marri re-elected SCA President for third time [Published Qatar Peninsula - Mar 19 2014]
NIHR takes part in global meeting [Published Gulf Daily News - Mar 15 2014]
COUNCIL REVIEWS REPORTS ON THE USE OF DRONES IN... [Published United Nations Office at Geneva - Mar 12 2014]
Africa Commonwealth Human Rights Forum to Meet ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 10 2014]
Africa: Commonwealth Human Rights Forum to Meet... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 10 2014]
HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS GENERAL SEGMENT [Published United Nations Office at Geneva - Mar 06 2014]
Experts Draw up Corruption, Rights... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 21 2013]
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