human rights

84th Extraordinary Outreach Session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child comes to Pacific providing important regional awareness opportunity

In a historic first, Samoa will host the 84th Extraordinary Outreach Session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child from 2-6 March, proving a unique outreach and awareness opportunity for Committee to highlight its important work to the Pacific.  It…

Authorised Justices equipped to clamp down on domestic violence in Malaita communities

14 Authorised Justices around Malaita province have completed training that will enable them to effectively carry out their roles laid out in the Family Protection Act- to issue Interim Protection Orders for survivors of domestic violence in their…

Professional Diploma in Legal Practice helps pave way for human rights advocates

Professional Diploma in Legal Practice helps pave way for human rights advocates The Human Rights modules delivered to Postgraduate law students under the Professional Diploma in Legal Practice (PDLP) at the University of the South Pacific (USP) has been…

Port Vila Declaration signed by Pacific MPs at conclusion of regional dialogue

Pacific MPs with staff of RRRT and other donors and stakeholders during the Regional MPs Dialogue on Human Rights, Good Governance and Sustainable Development in  Port Vila from 5-7 November 2019.

Pacific MPs Dialogue on Human Rights good governance and development

Pacific MPs Dialogue on Human Rights good governance and development By Miles Young, SPC RRRT Director 5-7 November, 2019, Port Vila, Vanuatu  

Regional MPs Dialogue

​Will seek to establish a base understanding among all delegates/regional members of parliament of what human rights is. It will also aim to generate interest among delegates of the topic by looking at how human rights relate to one of the most pressing…

NHRI Study Tour to New Zealand

​Representatives of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) and countries that are taking steps to establish NHRIs from the Pacific will be taken on a weeklong study tour and exchange to the New Zealand Human Rights Commission to allow for capacity…

Online system to ease accessibility of rights holders

In our ever-increasingly connected world, information and communication technology (ICT) is

UK study tour and exchange highlights good governance essential for NHRIs

Good governance is essential for any Paris principle-compliant National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) to effectively discharge its functions. This was the main message shared with representatives of NHRIs from the Pacific in a recent study tour and…

Kiribati: Forging Ahead on Human Rights Education

RRRT Director Miles Young (left) with RRRT Kiribati Country Focal Officer Amberoti Nikora (right) and Permanent Secretary of the  Kiribati Ministry of Justice, Birimaaka Tekanene (centre) on signing the MOU   Bullying, social exclusion and gender balance…
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