Human Rights

7 May 2010 - Regional Activities - Asia
Symposium on "CHR to Promote the Culture of Responsibilities in Nepal"

1 March 2010 - Regional Activities - Europe
The Law as a Mirror of Cultures. For Another Globalization.

Regional Activities - Latin America -
The International Congress of Bogota: Focus on the Charter of Human Responsibilities by Manfred Rosenberger, 1 July 2009

The International Congress, organized in Bogota from April 20 to 24, 2009, gathered for the first time more than 800 participants, including 50 international famous experts, to discuss with Colombians from the political sector, from universities, the medias and the civil society as well as with officers. The debates were built on the cosigned principles of the "Charter of Human (...)

Regional Activities - Asia -
Statement of "NGO for Protecting Women’s and Children’s Rights" Against Execution , 21 October 2008

Children execution that is organized by the sentence of the court of justice, under the pretext of justice, is the biggest crime by itself. Children execution and retaliation in this country, is like ignoring the disappointing realities and terrible conditions in our society and humanity will never forgive us because of our silence We, as the members of NGO for protecting children’s rights, (...)

A Cross-cultural and Multilingual Process -
Responsibility A common key-notion in a world of diversity by Edith SIZOO, 4 October 2008

South Asian Workshop : “Uniting in Responsibilities in a Culture of Rights” At the Centre for Gandhian Studies of Bangalore University 4-5-6 April 2008, Bangalore Position paper by Edith Sizoo (Coordinator International Committee for the Promotion of The Charter of Human Responsibilities) Contents: Cultural diversity of perceptions and practices "Duty" as distinct from "Responsibility” (...)

Regional Activities - Asia -
News from Iran , 28 August 2008

Below you will find some news from Iran, sent by our partners from the Charter Iranian team. Iranian women’s rights activists are initiating a wide campaign demanding an end to discriminatory laws against women in the Iranian law: http://www.4equality.info/english/ Iran: Spare Four Youths from Execution and Immediately Enforce International Prohibition on the Death Penalty for Juvenile (...)

Regional Activities - Asia -
“Uniting in Responsibilities in a Culture of Rights: Locating Possibilities” , 25 July 2008

Introduction Workshop Proceedings Theme I – Philosophical Underpinnings of the Concept of Responsibility THEME II – ‘Cultural and Professional Experiences’ Principle 1 Principle 2 & 10 Principle 3 Principle 4 Principle 5 Principle 6 Principle 7 Principle 8 Principle 9 Concluding Remarks [introduction -] Introduction Humankind now confronts new challenges; in particular, the (...)

Regional Activities - Asia -
ACI nominates the “Women’s Movement in Iran” for the United Nations 2008 Human Rights Prize , 23 July 2008

ACI is proud to nominate the “Women’s Movement in Iran” for the 2008 UN Human Rights Prize coinciding with the sixtieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration Of Human Rights. The UN Human Rights Prize was first awarded on the twentieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December 1968. One of the first recipients of the Prize that year was the attorney and first (...)

Regional Activities - West Africa -
Senegalese children bring song to the Charter and children’s rights by Sidiki Abdoul DAFF, 27 March 2008

On 16 June 2007, CERPAC together with a young people’s group organized a children’s ceremony awarding the best students from a neighborhood in Guédiawaye (a town in the Dakar Region of Senegal). The date was not chosen at random: the Day of the African Child has been celebrated on 16 June every year since 1991, to commemorate the massacre of hundreds of children during a protest march in Soweto (...)

Regional Activities - Southern Pacific -
UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous peoples by Betsan MARTIN, 26 October 2007

Commentary NZ Opposes Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples In New Zealand there has been quite a lot of attention amongst Human Rights and Indigenous networks, to the Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, which was passed by the UN General Assembly on 13th September. There has been an outcry because of NZ opposition to the Declaration, despite years of advocacy and (...)

Regional Activities - Asia -
Beauty humiliated? Or humiliation beautified? , 12 July 2007

Being a woman in Iran today

Regional Activities - Southern Pacific -
A Public Forum on Rights and Responsibilities for Sustainability by Betsan MARTIN, 8 January 2007

Resume At a public Forum co-hosted last 12th December by the Regional Committee of the Charter of Human Responsibilities and the Human Rights commission, the speakers highlighted sustainability as a framework for economic and social re-organization, and an Ocean scientist gave a presentation of growing knowledge of ocean habitats to support decisions about sustainable fisheries. The (...)

Regional Activities - Southern Pacific -
Series of Public Forums in partnership with the Human Rights Commission by Betsan MARTIN, 8 January 2007

The Charter of Human responsibilities committee in New Zealand is hosting a series of public seminars in partnership with the Human Rights Commission. The Human Rights Commission supports public forums and has an extensive network for citizen participation and discussion in matters of public interest. The forums we have co-hosted were in Wellington, they are to encourage public information (...)

Regional Activities - Southern Pacific -
Forgiveness and Natality by Betsan MARTIN, 5 January 2007

; A Reflection on Responsibility, following the meeting of the International Facilitation Committee of the Charter of Human Responsibilities, in South Africa, October 2006. The Charter of Human Responsibilities’ meeting in South Africa brought reminders of historical links between South Africa and New Zealand. These had colonial beginnings, included an anti-apartheid movement and a recent (...)

“Poverty as a violation of human rights”: a liberating force. What is at stake? What are the prospects? by Christoph EBERHARD, 29 August 2006

Taking human rights seriously implies, at a basic level, guaranteeing every human being the means to live a life worthy of a human being. In the face of today’s phenomena of mass pauperization, it seems essential to recognize the urgent need to combat poverty, all the more so when we realize that "mass poverty" is not just a feature of many countries: it is a feature of our whole world, the (...)

Global Activities -
2nd World Forum on Human Rights by Gustavo MARIN, Lydia NICOLLET, 24 July 2006

Share knowledge, creating networks, promoting good practices, linking the notion of human rights with the one of responsibilities

Law, Governance and Sustainable Development. Preliminary reflections by Christoph EBERHARD, 13 April 2006

This text was written within the research dynamics on « law, governance and sustainable development», that was initiated in January 2004 and is coordinated from the Facultés Universitaires of Saint Louis in Brussels, Belgium. It aims at questioning on the issue of Law, governance and sustainable development, in a context of globalization through intercultural enlightenment. Perspectives from (...)

Regional Activities - Asia -
Activities and discussions on the Charter by Aleli BAWAGAN, 6 January 2006

Seminar-Workshop on “The Charter of Human Responsibility” among Teachers in Northern Mindoro and Advocates of Mangyan Rights and Welfare. Organization for Training, Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (OTRADEV). As coordinated by Aleli Bawagan

Regional Activities - Southern Africa -
Activities achieved in 2003 and 2004 by John STEWART, 6 April 2005

This process started in November 2003, with meetings with members of the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum and the Womens Coalition. Some regional inroads – contacts - were made during the Southern African Social Forum held in Lusaka in December 2003. Following the decision relating to the budget in early 2004, and responses from the various sectors met with (including labour, the local (...)

Regional Activities - Southern Pacific -
Human Rights and Responsibilities by Betsan MARTIN, 7 January 2005

This is the network that most closely corresponds to the Charter work in New Zealand. Two of the committee members have become particularly involved in Human Rights networks where discussions for collaboration on the introduction of responsibility have been initiated. There have been initial proposals to introduce provision for Human Responsibility in law, through the Human Rights (...)

A Cross-cultural and Multilingual Process -
The "Cultural Multi-Identity": a New Dimension of the Human Rights , 20 December 2003

Speech by Qin Hui in the closing session of the Lille Assembly, December 10th 2001 Author : Hui Qin (The whole document only exists in the French version of this article.)


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