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.
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 ..
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- [2016.05.04] NHRCK created a Sub-committee on rights of children
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- [2016.05.04] NHRCK initiates 2016 Human Rights Education Program for Police Of..
- [2016.04.05] Chairpersons’ Statement on Adoption of the UN Human Rights Counci..
- [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...