National Human Rights Institutions – models, programs, challenges, solutions

National Human Rights Institutions – models, programs, challenges, solutions
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Name:National Human Rights Institutions – models, programs, challenges, solutions
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A study for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of Viet Nam

The present study aims to inform the government of Viet Nam about National Human Rights Institutions (NHRI) as a key element of human rights protection and promotion at the national level. Seeking the best realization of its citizens’ human rights, Viet Nam has over the years been completing legal frameworks as well as mechanisms comprising of various legislative, executive and judicial organs for the promotion and protection of human rights. In addition, Viet Nam ratified five of the key UN human rights treaties  and signed the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; it also ratified the Genocide Convention and several ILO conventions. The country took part in the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the UN Human Rights Council during the 5th session in 2009 and extended invitations to several special mechanisms of the Human Rights Council.

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