United Nations definition ofhuman rightsHuman Rights are universal legal guaranteesprotecting individuals and groups against actionswhich interfere with fundamental freedoms andhuman dignity.
What are the different groups ofrightsCivil rights-Political rightsSocial, economic and cultural rightsIndividual rightsCollective/group rights
Who is responsible to implementhuman rights?The STATE has the primary responsibility to:RespectProtectFulfill
Challenges of HR researchLack of commercial publications (casereporters, digests)Many possible sources of lawLanguage barriersLack of documentation on human rightsviolations
ResponsibilitiesIndividual governments protect and promoterespect for human rightsGovernments enforce human rights protectionAll of society (including business) has a role inrespecting and promoting human rights
Implementing the VoluntaryPrinciplesComprehensive risk assessmentIncorporation into project documentsBuilding internal awarenessTraining security providersBuilding relationships with security providersConsulting with local communitiesMonitoring of security arrangements
Human Rights Act 1998-Right to life-Right to liberty and security-No punishment without law-Right to respect for private and family life-Freedom of thought, conscience and religion-Right to marry-Protection of property-Right to education-Right to free elections
HRC Program AreasApplied Human Rights ResearchEducational ToolsField Training OpportunitiesHuman Rights On-lineLearning Communities and Partnerships
Human Rights Education:Produces changes in values and attitudesProduces changes in behaviorProduces empowerment for social justiceDevelops attitudes of solidarity across issuesand nations
Goals of a Human Rights LearningCommunityKnow your human rightsValue your human rightsBe inspired to take action toward realizinghuman rights for yourself and others
Other key agreements and bodiesUN Declaration of Human RightsInternational Labour Organization (ILO)OECD Guidelines on Multinational EnterprisesUN High Commission (and Commissioner) of Human RightsUN Global Compact
Social and Economic Human RightsRights relating to an adequate standard of living;Conditions under which people live and work;Claims to the fulfilment of basic needs;Claims relating to the quality of life from a material andimmaterial perspective;Claims relating to opportunities to make a living andachieve welfare and wellbeing.
UN Human Rights BodiesCommission on Crime Prevention and Criminal JusticeInternational Court of JusticeInternational Criminal CourtOffice of the High Commissioner for Human Rights(created by the General Assembly in 1993)
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