The National Human Rights Commission of Korea(Chairperson Hyun, Byung-chul) hosted the 2015 International Symposium on North Korea Human Rights on 10 February in Jakarta, Indonesia, with Komnas HAM, AICHR-Indonesia, which aims to discuss measures for cooperation in Asia for improvement of North Korean human rights. At the symposium, Marzuki Da..
The National Human Rights Commission of Korea (Chairperson, Hyun Byung-chul) hosted a debate under the title of "International Trend on North Korean Human Rights and North Korea's Strategy and Response" on 27 November, 2014. On November 18, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on North Korean human rights which includes subm..
Opening of Daejeon Regional Human Rights Office - Expected to carry out counselling, complaints investigation, human rights education, and cooperation with other institutions o The National Human Rights Commission of Korea(Chairperson Hyun Byung-chul) opened Daejeon regional human rights office on 15 October, 2014, which..
o The NHRCK(Chairperson, Hyun Byung-chul), on 2 October, hosted a briefing on the Partial Amendment to the National Human Rights Commission Act(the "Amendment Proposal") and the Guideline regarding Principles and Procedures on Selection/Appointment of Commissioners of the National Human Rights Commission of Korea(the "Guideline") for the public inc..
o The National Human Rights Commission of Korea(Chairperson, Hyun Byung-chul), with the Human Liberty Center of Yonsei University(Chairperson, Lee Jung-hoon) and the Committee for the Democratization of North Korea(Chairperson, Hong Soon-kyung), co-hosted an open-forum titled 'measures for implementation of the UN COI recommendations' on 27 August,..
o The National Human Rights Commission of Korea (NHRCK), with the aim of exploring measures to enhance participation of women in politics, held a open forum and published a outcome on <Strenghtening the representation for women & Monitoring project on local election> at Rachel Carson's Hall of the Greenfund on 22 July 2014..
From Gabon Nigeria, Nepal, Laos, Moldova, Mongolia, Honduras, Iraq, etc. - Experience-sharing and technical support for the promotion and protection of human rights - oThe National Human Rights Commission of Korea (NHRCK), in cooperation with KOICA, held the 2014 Human Rights Policy Development Program from 19 June to 9 J..
o The National Human Rights Commission of Korea (NHRCK) held the first Human rights-friendly Business Management Forum in cooperation with Small and Medium Business Administration on 11 June, 2014 at Press Center in Seoul in order to forster culture of human rights-friendly management in the business area. . o The first s..
Partnership Program with NHRIs of Poland and Thailand - a forum for cooperation and exchange on regional human rights issues - o The NHRCK(Chariperson, Hyun Byung-chul) hosted a 2014 Partnership Program for Human Rights Defenders with 3 members of NHRIs from Poland and Thailand from April 21 to 25 at Baeumteo(Floor 8) and Education Cent..
- [2015.03.27] Monitoring personal lives of baseball players through closed-circ..
- [2015.03.16] Conducting Night Investigation is Human Rights Infringement
- [2015.03.16] Excessive use of protective equipment by prison officer violates ..
- [2015.03.16] International Symposium on North Korean Human Rights
- [2015.02.06] Panel discussion on Implementation of the ICC SCA Recommendations
- [2013.05.08] 2013 Creative Competition under the theme of Human Rights
- [2013.05.08] NHRCK and Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education’s Special Lectur..
- [2013.05.08] Recommendation to enhance job security and treatment of irregular..
- [2013.05.08] Recommendation to Improve the Industry Lockout Policies and Pract..
- [2013.05.08] Accusation of the Director of Orphanage of Child Abuse
The Commission was established in 2001 as a national advocacy institution for human rights protection. It is committed to the fulfillment of human rights in a broader sense, including dignity, value and freedom of every human being, as signified in international human rights conventions and treaties to which Korea...