Regional National Human Rights Institutions workshop in Bangkok

The face-to-face workshop of the Regional Blended Learning Course on Human Rights and the Roles and Functions of National Human Rights Institutions is continuing on this week in Bangkok with sessions covering topics such as “human rights of children”, “human rights of women”, “the relationship between NHRIs and the executive, the parliament and the judiciary”, and “effective complaints handling”. Furthermore, the participants present the recent achievements and challenges made/faced by their respective NHRIs to their colleagues in the group, in order to share best practices and lessons learned throughout the region.

The Achievement and Challenges-presentation by the representatives from the Palestinian Independent Commission for Human Rights.
The Achievement and Challenges-presentation by the representatives from the Palestinian Independent Commission for Human Rights.

Twelve NHRIs from the region are represented at the workshop; from Afghanistan and Palestine in west, to the newest NHRI, Samoa, in the Pacific.

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