RIHR - Signals


The United Nations Virtual Forum on Business and Human Rights

Between November 16 - 18, the UN is organizing a virtual forum on Business and Human Rights, this year themed “Preventing adverse impacts to build a sustainable future”. Over the three days of the event, participants will discuss trends, challenges and progress towards the ...more

The right of peaceful assembly

In September this year, the Committee on Civil and Political Rights issued General ...more

A human rights-based approach to palliative care

On November 13, RIHR participated in the virtual conference organized by the International Federation on Ageing (IFA), themed “A human rights-based approach to palliative care”.This is part of the ”COVID-19 and o ...more

OSCE – The Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting

The third Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting (SHDM) this year, organized by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), is taking place from 9 to 10 November.

The main theme of the event, “Freedom of Religion or Belief: ...more

National contest of didactic creativity

The National Contest on didactic creativeness in the field of auxiliary material devoted to education for human rights, democracy, a culture of peace and tolerance, organized by RIHR in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Research (MEC), concluded, on October 30, the process of ...more

Analysis of the New EU Pact on Migration and Asylum

On October 27, Romanian Institute for Human Rights participated at the webinar organized by the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI), which aimed at cultivating an informal discussion forum amongrelevant European NHRIs and other interested partners (European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, C ...more

International Day of Older Persons

October 1, 2020, marks the 30th anniversary of the International Day of Older Persons. In his message, the UN Secretary-General António Guterres mentions the disproportionate and severe impact that the Covid-19 ...more

Together against discrimination

On September 24, RIHR participated in the session ”Together against discrimination” of the online event ”Civic dialogue: migration, asylum and integration”, organized by the Romanian National Council for Refugees (CNRR). During the event were tackled aspects such as prev ...more

Strong and effective national human rights institutions

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) recently published the report ”Strong and effective national human rights institutions – challenges, promising practices and oppo ...more

Campaign to raise awareness of moral harassment at work

The Romanian Institute for Human Rights and the National Agency for Equal Opportunities for Women and Men (ANES) launched on September 15 a Campaign to raise awareness of moral harassment at workplace, under the mo ...more