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

March 11, 2010

Statement by the Indonesian Delegation at the 13TH Session of the HRC – Item 3: Report of the Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion and Belief and Report of the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders

Mr. President, I should firstly like to thank both Special Rapporteurs for their comprehensive reports and for the important contributions they have made within their respective mandates. We align ourselves with the statement made by Pakistan on behalf of the OIC. Mr. President, As a pluralistic society, Indonesia knows too well that discrimination and violence… Continue reading

March 10, 2010

Statement by the Indonesian Delegation at the 13th Session of the HRC – Annual Full-day Meeting on the Rights of the Child – Panel Discussion on the Protection of Boys and Girls from Sexual Violence : Prevention and Response

Mr President, Distinguished Panellists, Indonesia’s commitment to the promotion and protection of the rights of every Indonesian child is beyond question. The 1945 Constitution guarantees that “Every child shall have the right to live, grow and develop, and shall have the right to protection from violence and discrimination”. Furthermore, Article 34 (1) also states that… Continue reading

March 10, 2010

Statement by the Indonesian Delegation at the 13th Session of the HRC Annual Full-day Meeting on the Rights of the Child – Panel Discussion on Manifestations of Sexual Violence Against Boys and Girl

Mr. President, Distinguished Panellists, On behalf of my delegation, I would like to thank the panellists for their thought-provoking presentations today. Indeed our discussion is pertinent not only from the point of view of protecting our children from the scourge of sexual violence but also from that of securing our future as a whole. My… Continue reading

March 4, 2010

Teluk Belanga, Batik dan Tenun Ikat Semarakkan Sidang HAM PBB di Jenewa, Swiss

Sidang Dewan HAM PBB ke-13 pada tanggal 4 Maret 2010 telah merayakan “Cultural Day” untuk menjunjung keaneka ragaman budaya dan tradisi multi-nasional. Perayaan ini ditandai dengan pemakaian pakaian/atribut nasional, tradisional dan kebudayaan oleh seluruh delegasi negara-negara anggota PBB. Wakil Tetap RI untuk PBB, WTO dan Organisasi Internasional Lainnya di Jenewa, Duta Besar Dian Triansyah Djani,… Continue reading