‘Pacific Principles of Practice’ launched as a guide towards global human rights implementation

On 3 July, the Pacific Principles of Practice (Pacific Principles) of National Mechanisms for Implementation, Reporting and Follow-up (NMIRFs) was launched  during a virtual side event at the 44th Session of the Human Rights Council.

Introducing ‘The Pacific Principles of Practice’ for effective national implementation

  This post originally appeared on the Universal Rights Group website. It has been reprinted with permission  

Pacific to launch human rights implementation principles at the UN Human Rights Council in July

Pacific to launch human rights implementation principles at the UN Human Rights Council in July

Reflections on the 84th Extraordinary Outreach Session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child Miles Young – Director, SPC RRRT

Reducing the risk of domestic violence as Pacific communities face strict lockdowns

As an increasing number of countries recommend self-isolation to prevent the spread of COVID-19, households have to adjust their everyday lives and sometimes face anxiety and stress, causing risks of increased domestic violence.

Child rights in the Pacific: UN body concludes historic session in Samoa

In an historic extraordinary outreach session, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child met government officials, UN agencies, civil society and children to discuss the situation of children’s rights in the Pacific. “For many years, we spoke and…

Remarks by SPC DDG, Dr A. Aumua at 84th Extraordinary Session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child

Check against delivery   STATEMENT BY DR. AUMUA  DELIVERED AT OPENING CEREMONY OF THE 84th EXTRAORDINARY SESSION OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD APIA, SAMOA 2 MARCH 2020  

84th Extraordinary Session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child - Clarence Vui Nelson Profile

Profile Series: Acting Chief Justice Clarence Vui Nelson (Samoa) ​

Melanesian Ministerial Workshop on Violence against Women: A Sub-Regional Approach to preventing domestic and sexual and gender-based violence

Domestic violence and violence against women are a scourge on our nations and the region and a violation to their human rights. While the enactment of domestic violence legislation is a big achievement for the region, more needs to be done to address the…

84th Extraordinary Session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child

​The Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is the body of 18 Independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by its State parties.
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