Human Rights and Humanitarian Issues

By way of General Assembly Resolution 60/251, the Human Rights Council was established on 15 March 2006. The Human Rights Council is an intergovernmental body, comprising 47 states a subsidiary body of the UN General Assembly. Along with the UN Reform as reiterated at the World Summit in 2005, the Council was aimed to replace the UN Commission on Human Rights and improve the effectiveness the UN body tasked to deal with human rights issues, by eradicating the politicking and double standard often associated with issues of human rights.

Latest Human Rights and Humanitarian Issues

September 19, 2022

STATEMENT OF THE DELEGATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE WITH THE INDEPENDENT EXPERT ON INTERNATIONAL ORDER 51st HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL, 19 SEPTEMBER 2022

Thank you, Mr. Vice-President, 1. My Delegation welcomes the Independent Expert’s report. 2. The report highlighted the interlinked and mutually reinforcing nature of the three pillars of the UN system: peace and security, development and human rights. 3. In this vein, addressing the root causes and finding solution to the many current global crisis including… Continue reading

September 19, 2022

Statement of the Republic of Indonesia Interactive Dialogue with Independent Expert on Older Persons 51st session of the Human Rights Council, 19 September 2022

Mr./Madame (Vice-) President, 1. Indonesia reaffirms its strong commitment on the elimination of discrimination and violence, as provided in the ratified core international human rights instruments and as guaranteed in its Constitution. 2. Indonesia’s policies regarding ageing population uphold this commitment to non-discrimination and take into account individual capacity and health condition. They incorporate the… Continue reading

September 19, 2022

STATEMENT OF THE DELEGATION OF INDONESIA AT THE INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE WITH THE WORKING GROUP ON ARBITRARY DETENTION, 19 SEPTEMBER 2022

President, 1. My delegation takes note of the Working Group’s report, and particularly welcomes the approach that the Working Group has taken by ensuring that the responses of concerned States are also reflected in the report. 2. This approach reinforces constructive dialogue between the mandate holders and States, which is a key element in achieving… Continue reading

September 15, 2022

STATEMENT OF THE DELEGATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA 51st SESSION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE WITH THE SR ON THE RIGHT TO DEVELOPMENT, 15 SEPTEMBER 2022

Thank you. 1. My Delegation takes note the report of the special rapporteur and the recommendations contained therein. 2. Indonesia upholds the commitment to fulfill the right to development of all people. During the Covid-19 pandemic, this commitment was translated to placing people’s safety and needs at the centre of the response and recovery policies,… Continue reading

September 15, 2022

STATEMENT OF THE DELEGATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA AT ID WITH SR ON SLAVERY 51ST SESSION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL, GENEVA 15 SEPTEMBER 2022

Thank you Mr. Vice President, 1. Indonesia takes note of the Special Rapporteur’s report and welcomes the distinct recommendations that he has made for States, Businesses, NHRIs, CSOs and Trade Unions, as well as Academics. 2. We also share the SR’s perspective that eradicating contemporary forms of slavery requires a whole-of-government and whole-of-society approach. 3…. Continue reading