Donate today to support our work including the freedom of thought report and human rights advocacy. Fco launches its annual human rights report for 2016 gov. Ohchr report 2017 ohchr report 2016 technical briefing on ohchr. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, hrc envisions a world where lgbtq people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.
This report sets out our annual workforce diversity data from 1 april 2016 to 31 march 2017. Accountability act, i am pleased to present the commissions 201617 annual report. Annual report purongo a tau human rights commission te kahui tika tangata the office of human rights proceedings te tari whakatau take tika tangata 2015 16 e6. The cover reflects the basic message that human development is for.
This year has been both a challenging and rewarding one for the commission. The report recognises and welcomes improvements in the human rights situation in. Annual report on the death penalty 2016 iran human rights. Each year the human rights commission publishes a statement of intent and annual report, which are tabled in parliament by the minister of justice. This annual report sets out the performance of the australian human rights commission in the 201617 financial year. These values form an essential foundation of stable, secure, and functioning societies. The latest hrc annual report documents the breadth of hrcs work in the fight. Amnesty international annual report 201617 amnesty international.
Each year, the canadian human rights commission helps thousands of people find the most efficient way to address their human rights concerns or find information about their rights. Promoting human rights and democratic governance is a core element of u. The human rights campaign represents a force of more than 3 million members and supporters nationwide. Childrens rights report 2016 australian human rights. The commissions annual report also offers updated statistics on the commissions discrimination complaints, as well as a glimpse at the new work being done at the commission as part of its people first threeyear strategy. Annual report and accounts equality and human rights. The 9th annual report of the organization iran human rights ihr on the death penalty in iran shows that in 2016 at least 530 people were executed in the islamic republic of iran. Annual report 2017 foreword page 8 machinery of the european convention on human rights is subsidiary in nature, this means that the problem must first be addressed at domestic level. To access the reports in all the official languages, please copy the relevant document code, click on categorized search, and paste it in the symbol number field or alternatively search under documents reports to the human rights council hrc reports to the commission on human rights chr report to the general assembly ga.
According to the report, 281 human rights defenders were murdered in 25 countries, 49 percent of whom were defending land, indigenous and environmental rights. Download the 2017 report or view the virtual publication download the 2016. On january 14, jimmy morales of the national convergence front fcn party was sworn into office for a four. The foreword, five regional overviews and a survey of 159 countries and territories bear witness to the suffering endured by many, whether it be. Department of state released 2016 country reports on human rights practices. Department of state, bureau of democracy, human rights and. The centres annual reports provide the government and public with.
Reports cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the international agreements. The australian government must be resolute in protecting human rights. Annual report 20152016 australian human rights commission. Department of state released the 2015 country reports on human rights practices, which include morocco and the western sahara. Andrzej kasprzyk, and the establishment of an investigative. Annual report on human rights defenders at risk in 2016.
On 20th july the foreign and commonwealth offices fco made public its annual human rights report for 2016. Working group reports to the human rights council ohchr. Reports hub microsoft corporate social responsibility. This annual report sets out the performance of the australian human rights commission in the 201516 financial year. Hrc 2016 annual report by human rights campaign issuu. The annual report on human rights defenders at risk in 2016 documents hundreds of physical, legal, and social attacks on activists around the world in 2016. As the 2016 annual report documents, at least 156 human rights defenders were killed or died in detention in 2015. Freedom in the world methodology the methodology, which is derived from the universal declaration of human rights, is applied to all countries and territories, irrespective of geographic location, ethnic or religious composition, or level of economic development. Report of the working group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on multistakeholder engagement across protect, respect and remedy reflections from discussions at the 2015 annual united nations forum on business and human rights. Hrcp releases annual report on state of human rights samaa.
The report recognises and welcomes improvements in. Human rights house annual report 2016 human rights house. Our annual report for 2016 shows how these values and the resilience, bravery and creativity of those in the human rights houses ensured that 2016 was not just a year in which freedoms declined globally, but also a year of significant innovation, growth, and ongoing activity by the human rights houses and wider civil society. Annual report 20162017 australian human rights commission. The foreword, five regional overviews and a survey of 160 countries and territories highlight the suffering endured by many, be it through conflict, displacement, discrimination or repression.
Annual report on the situation of human rights defenders in china 2016 chinese human rights defenders chrd february 2017. Our highlights of fiscal year 2016 report provides details of these cases and others, and looks into the proactive work of the agency. Here at home and across europe, narrowminded populist movements fueled by xenophobic nationalism are on the rise. For instance, as part of our 2016 testing of management controls, 98 percent of responding employees demonstrated an understanding of the basic aspects of our human rights policy, and 100 percent understood their duties and responsibilities under the policy and our code of. The commission was inaugurated on 02 october 1995 under the human rights commission act 54 of 1994 and as provided for by the constitution of the republic of south africa act 200 of 1993. Annual report 2016 the court in 2016 page 9 this regard is the first meeting between the court and the network of the presidents of the supreme judicial courts of the european union.
Microsoft annual human rights report pdf gni 20182019 assessments. Universal declaration of human rights united nations. Jul 21, 2017 on 20th july the foreign and commonwealth offices fco made public its annual human rights report for 2016. Our annual report for the year 2016 17 documents various projects and activities we worked on and highlights. The organisation has released this annual human rights report, despite the persecution and continuous harassment and threats to its existence. This annual report provides an overview of the first year of implementation of phase iii of the global programme 20162020 highlighting the political and human rights dimensions of the rule of law and how our support contributes to sustaining peace. It summarizes key human rights issues in more than. The 9th annual report by iran human rights ihr on the death penalty in iran shows that in 2016 at least 530 people were executed in the islamic republic of iran. The content below features key csr reporting areas by topic, alongside related supplemental reports and resources. It reflects investigative work that human rights watch staff undertook in 2015, usually in. The annual report summarizes the work of the human rights commission in the service of the. Download the 2018 key countries edition pdf download the 2017 key countries edition pdf, 96 pages 2016 standard, full edition pdf, 542 pages 2016 key countries. Human rights commission of pakistan hrcp reported that deaths linked to terrorism in pakistan dropped 45 percent in 2016 compared to 2015 while the federal parliament made 51 laws.
Release of annual country report on human rights practices. The amnesty international report 201516 documents the state of the worlds human rights during 2015. In june the pddh released its annual findings on the status of human rights. They aim to eliminate extreme poverty and to leave no one behind. If you require a paper version, please contact the commission directly. For the first time in our history, we have had a full complement of statutory office holders with a president. Now is the time for our leaders to live up to our values of freedom and a fair go for all, said claire mallinson. Jan 14, 2016 as the 2016 annual report documents, at least 156 human rights defenders were killed or died in detention in 2015. In 2016, defending human rights in china remained a highrisk activity. The constitution is the highest law in the country and it was adopted to heal the divisions of the past and establish a society based on democratic values, social justice and fundamental human rights.
We use our unique powers to help make britain a fair society in which everyone has an equal opportunity to fulfil their potential. This year has been challenging and rewarding for the commission. Standing up for human rights and democracy is not just a moral imperative but is in the best interests of the united states in making the world more stable. Although this number is significantly lower than the annual. Workforce diversity report 2016 to 2017 equality and. We have achieved the highest conciliation rates of complaints under the four discrimination laws since our inception 30 years ago. Outside the americas one of the starkest figures was the total of 31 targeted killings of hrds in the philippines. Electronic copies of the centre for human rights annual reports are now available for download. International human rights proceedings 2016 annual report. The foreign and commonwealth office has published its 2016 annual human rights report.
Download international human rights proceedings 2016 annual report. What really lies at the heart of this judgment, and indeed many others, is subsidiarity. The main focus of the report is the optional protocol to the convention against torture opcat in the context of children and young people detained in youth justice centres or adult facilities. The report presents the stories of five young canadians and their individual experiences with discrimination and exclusion.
Annual report 2016 7 by a majority of new zealanders. The report covers the period from january to december 2016 and for the first time includes a dedicated. Ohr received 2,048 inquiries and docketed 664 cases alleging a violation of the human rights act, 362 a violation of the fair criminal. Although this number is significantly lower than the annual execution numbers in the past five years, iran, with an average of more. Gdp jeopardising the continents efforts for inclusive human development and economic growth, according to. Jul 20, 2017 the foreign and commonwealth office has published its 2016 annual human rights report. Country reports on human rights practices united states. The annual report of 2016 is the outcome of a compilation and analysis of the monthly human rights situation monitoring reports published every month in 2016. You can find these documents in our resources section. In commenting on the release of the reports, which have been mandated by the u. The 2016 report and the best of human development report office content, including publications, data, hdi rankings and related information can also be accessed on apple ios and android smartphones via a new and easy to use mobile app. We cannot simply rely on governments to protect human rights, so we the people have to take action. Annual report and accounts 20162017 our role the equality and human rights commission was established by parliament under the equality act 2006 to help safeguard and enforce the laws that protect all our human rights. The annual country reports on human rights practices, also known as the human rights reports, cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the universal declaration of human rights and other international agreements.
The 2016 zambia human development report zhdr entitled, industrialisation and human development. Annual report 2016 canadian human rights commission. This report covers the period april 1, 2016 to march 31, 2017, and reports on the objectives, measures and indicators for the 201617 timeframe. Amnesty international report 201617 ix preface the amnesty international report 201617 documents the state of the worlds human rights during 2016. In many cases, the commission helps people resolve their issues quickly and informally, or find the appropriate process to resolve their issue. The 2016 annual report on international human rights. More than half of those killings, 87, took place in latin america, with colombia alone accounting for 54 killings.
Rule of law and human rights 2018 annual report highlights. The 17 sdgs are universal, indivisible and transformative. The report covers the period from january to december 2016 and. Reports bureau of democracy, human rights, and labor. World report 2016 summarizes key human rights issues in more than 90 countries and territories worldwide. Your tax deductible gift can help stop human rights violations and save lives around the world. This report outlines work the national childrens commissioner has undertaken throughout 201516 to promote the human rights of children and young people in australia. Annual report and accounts 2016 2017 our role the equality and human rights commission was established by parliament under the equality act 2006 to help safeguard and enforce the laws that protect all our human rights.1491 90 583 446 637 275 1178 425 839 1357 415 1144 1346 509 1114 1398 827 83 986 515 252 34 144 1621 1142 523 977 707 7 1107 1363 1414 1582 583 1630 425 645 234 1331 621 1041 1414 903 1231