Human Rights Day 2023

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December — the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The UDHR is a milestone document that proclaims the inalienable rights which everyone…

Human rights school clubs building inclusive communities for future generations in the Marshall Islands

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence 2023

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual international campaign that kicks off on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until 10 December, Human Rights Day. It was started by…

Civil Society Organisations in Vanuatu Champion Human Rights through Universal Periodic Review (UPR) submissions

In a significant move to promote and protect human rights, six Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Vanuatu have submitted their stakeholder report to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) by 11 October 2023. The reports submitted include two joint and…

Educating Marshallese youth about the nuclear legacy of their homeland

Kiribati’s commitment: A journey towards human rights progress

Granting a voice to diverse SOGIESC communities: Tonga Leitis Association leads law reform efforts for inclusive justice

By Josephine Kalsuak and Kalpana Prasad   In a world where stigma and discrimination persist, supporting individuals with diverse sexual orientations remains far from the norm. However, breaking the barriers of prejudice, the Pacific Community's (SPC)…

The Pacific Community supports discussions on disability inclusion in the Pacific

Maternity leave provisions for women in Kosrae ensure equitable healthcare for all

Talking Points at the Welcome Ceremony for Miles Young, Director of the Human Rights and Social Development at SPC during the Pacific Regional Forum on National Human Rights Institutions

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