The National Human Rights Commission of Korea devised the National Action Plans on Business and Human Rights (NAP on BHR) and recommended it to the government in a bid to encourage business to carry out human rights friendly activities, pursue sustainable development and promote competitiveness on global market, and to enhance consistency a..
The National Human Rights Commission of Korea signed an MOU with Dongguk University in a bid to strengthen mutual cooperation for development of human rights education program and research at universities. The main contents of MOU include support and cooperation for development of a university focusing on human rights ed..
Itinerant Human Rights Counseling Service for Children·Juvenile The National Human Rights Commission of Korea conducted itinerant human rights counseling service for children and juvenile in a bid to listen to their voices on human rights infringements and discriminations and to seek measures to better protect and promote th..
The National Human Rights Commission of Korea hosted an ASEM Expert Forum on Human Rights of Older Persons along with the GANHRI Working Group Special Session on Human Rights of Older Persons and National Expert Forum on Human Rights of Older Persons, in a bid to raise awareness on the importance of human rights of older persons Th..
The National Human Rights Commission of Korea hosted a Conference on NAP of Business and Human Rights on 25 May, 2016 at Jeju International Convention Center. The Conference was hosted as part of the Jeju Forum for Peace and Prosperity. During the Conference, opinion from the government, public institutions, business, and civil socie..
Chairperson Sung-Ho Lee of the National Human Rights Commission of Korea participated to the working luncheon with 22 EU ambassadors at Fourseasons Hotel Seoul, upon invitation from the EU Delegation to Republic of Korea on April 28, 2016. Chairperson Lee met with 22 ambassadors from European countries including Gerhard Sabathil, Ambassa..
Chairperson Sung-Ho Lee of the National Human Rights Commission of Korea paid visit to the European Court of Human Rights and Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights on 17-18 March, 2016. Visit to the European Court of Human Rights Chairperson Lee officially visited the European Court of Human Rights on March 17 to ..
The National Human Rights Commission of Korea(Chairperson, Lee Sungho) selected winners of the 5th Human Rights Reporting Awards with the Journalist Association of Korea(Chairperson, Jung Kyusung) and had a ceremony on 25 February 2016 at the press conference hall of the Korea Press Foundation. The Grand Prize of the 5th Human Rights Reportin..
The National Human Rights Commission of Korea signed an MOU with the Gyeongsangnamdo Office of Education on 2 of December, 2015, in a bid to create a human-rights friendly school environment and to enhance cooperation between the two institutions.
- [2016.10.05] NHRCK carried out itinerant human rights counseling for residents..
- [2016.10.05] NHRCK started human rights policy development program
- [2016.10.05] NHRCK recommended for enhancement of procedure for refugee applic..
- [2016.10.05] NHRCK recommended for amendment of act to protect safety and heal..
- [2016.09.05] NHRCK developed an Index on Identification and Protection of Huma..
- [2016.04.05] ASEM Expert Forum 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..
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...