ANNI Reports & Other Documents

Working Paper Series 6: Human Rights Systems and Mechanisms – Experiences and Reflections
28 August 2019 2:02 pm

International, regional, and national human rights systems and mechanisms are crucial for the creation of an ecosystem where human rights are protected and promoted. While the United Nations (UN) plays a leadership role in setting human rights standards and ensuring their promotion and protection, it does not operate in isolation. At the regional level, the [ Read more ]

Mission Report – Performance of National Human Rights Commission of India
19 July 2019 3:41 pm

In July 2018, the Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI), initiated the process for greater engagement on the National Human Rights Commission of India (NHRCI). The independence and effectiveness of the NHRCI is crucial. NHRCI is the national human rights institution (NHRI) to the second most populous country globally. Additionally, as one [ Read more ]

2018 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human Rights Institutions in Asia
3 December 2018 10:00 am

FORUM-ASIA, as the Secretariat of the Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI), is delighted to present the publication of the 2018 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of the National Human Rights Institutions in Asia. We would like to express our sincere gratitude and appreciation for all the indefatigable work carried [ Read more ]

2017 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human Rights Institutions in Asia
1 December 2017 4:44 pm

FORUM-ASIA, as the Secretariat of the Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI), is delighted to present the publication of the 2017 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of the National Human Rights Institutions in Asia. We would like to express our sincere gratitude and appreciation for all the indefatigable work carried [ Read more ]

2016 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human Rights Institutions in Asia
24 November 2016 4:58 pm

FORUM-ASIA, as the Secretariat of the Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI), is delighted to present the publication of the 2016 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of the National Human Rights Institutions in Asia. We would like to express our sincere gratitude and appreciation for all the indefatigable work carried [ Read more ]

The Mérida Declaration on the Role of NHRIs in Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
11 October 2015 2:10 pm

The Twelfth International Conference of the International Coordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (ICC) took place in Mérida, Yucatàn, Mexico, from 8 to 10 October 2015. It was hosted by the National Human Rights Commission of Mexico (CNDH) and organised in collaboration with the Office of the High [ Read more ]

2013 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human Rights Institutions in Asia
28 November 2013 9:44 am

The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), as the Secretariat of the Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI), humbly presents the publication of the 2013 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human Rights Institutions in Asia. Our sincere appreciation goes to all 30 ANNI member organizations from [ Read more ]

2012 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human Rights Institutions in Asia
8 November 2012 11:23 am

The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), as the secretariat of the Asian NGOs Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI), humbly presents the publication of the 2012 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human Rights Institution in Asia. Our sincere appreciation goes to all 30 ANNI member organizations from [ Read more ]

Belgrade Principles on the Relationship between National Human Rights Institutions and Parliaments
24 February 2012 12:00 pm

The Belgrade Principles define the relationship between the National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) and parliaments, with a view to strengthening and better describing the ‘effective cooperation’ stipulated in the Paris Principles. Click here to download the Belgrade Principles (PDF)  

The Edinburgh Declaration, 10th International Conference of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs)
10 October 2010 12:10 pm

On 10 October 2010, the International Coordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (ICC) held its 10th Biennial Conference on “Business and Human Rights: What role for NHRIs?” in Edinburgh, Scotland. Participating NHRIs adopted the Edinburgh Declaration, committing to engage proactively with corporate human rights responsibility and abuses. Click [ Read more ]