NHRCK hosted the ASEM Conference on Global Ageing and Human Rights of Older Persons The National Human Rights Commission of Korea (Chairperson Lee Sungho) hosted ASEM Conference on Global Ageing and Human Rights of Older Persons on 26-28 October, at the Westin Chosun Hotel in Seoul, Korea. The NHRCK co-hosted the Conference joint..
The National Human Rights Commission of Korea(Chairperson Lee Sungho) signed an MOU with the Daejeon Metropolitan Office of Education(DMOE) in a bid to create a human rights-friendly school environment and enhance cooperation among the two institutions. The NHRCK and the DMOE will continue to cooperate with each other in a bid to create a s..
On September 8, Chairperson Lee Sung-ho of the National Human Rights Commission of Korea met with Marzuki Darusman, UN Special Rapporteur on human rights situation in North Korea and Signe Poulsen, Chief of the UN OHCHR in Seoul. During the meeting, Chairperson Lee discussed issues on North Korean human rights and measures for mutual coo..
Symposium on Transitional Justice Measures in Germany and Crimes against Humanity in North Korea The National Human Rights Commission of Korea co-hosted a symposium on Transitional Justice Measures in Germany and Crimes Against Humanity in North Korea with the TJWG and HEKO on 28 July, 2015 at the Korea Press Center. The NHRCK h..
The National Human Rights Commission of Korea hosted a panel discussion under the theme of expectations and prospects for the OHCHR Seoul Office on 26 June, 2015. The OHCHR opened the Seoul Office pursuant to the recommendations from the UN COI on North Korean Human Rights which recommended establishing a field based structure to support ..
The National Human Rights Commission of Korea hosted a special lecture by Michael K. Addo, Chairperson of the UN Working Group on the issues of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on May 18, 2015, at the President Hotel in Seoul, Korea. The NHRCK organized the lecture in a bid to provide an opportuni..
The National Human Rights Commission of Korea (Chairperson Hyun Byung-chul) had a starting ceremony of the 7th Monitoring Group on Human Rights of Older Persons on 12 May at Human Rights Education Center in Chungju. The Monitoring group, composed of older persons, will monitor and protect human rights of older persons. The NHRCK appointed ..
The National Human Rights Commission of Korea(Chairperson Hyun Byung-chul) with the KNA Human Rights Forum, and Karts, hosted a panel discussion to identify challenges and policy measures regarding ageing of separated families on 3 April. This year marks 70th anniversary of independence and division of both Koreas. The division ..
- [2015.11.12] Chairperson met with Commissioner of the UN CRPD
- [2015.11.12] NHRCK hosted 2015 Forum on Human Rights Management
- [2015.11.12] Supreme Prosecutor’s Office accepted recommendation of the NHRCK ..
- [2015.11.12] Welcome Statement of Chairperson on the 20th Reunion of Separated..
- [2015.10.14] Symposium on Human Rights of Older Persons
- [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...