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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Paula Tesoriero: Human rights declaration as relevant as ever at 70

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, Education, Employment, English, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, KB, Labour, MIL OSI, NATO, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Pacific, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Paula Tesoriero: Human rights declaration as relevant as ever at 70

Source: Human Rights Commission Three New Zealanders helped bring about the land mark Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 70 years ago, writes Acting Chief Human Rights Commissioner Paula Tesoriero. Anniversaries often prompt reflection. The 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December is a useful moment to look at what we […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Transformational change needed to reform our Education system

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Transformational change needed to reform our Education system

Source: Human Rights Commission The Human Rights Commission welcomes the release of the Tomorrows Schools Independent Taskforce: “Our schooling futures: Stronger Together’ Report. Acting Chief Human Rights Commissioner Paula Tesoriero says the recommendations in the report are an opportunity to create an education system that is innovative, flexible and focused on collaboration rather than in […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: New accessibility work programme important step in breaking down barriers

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: New accessibility work programme important step in breaking down barriers

Source: Human Rights Commission The Human Rights Commission welcomes the announcement of a new government work programme focussing on accessibility. Disability Rights Commissioner Paula Tesoriero says the announcement paves the way forward to breaking down some of the barriers experienced by New Zealanders on a daily basis, in particular disabled New Zealanders.  “A quarter of […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Having a voice: A conversation with Robert Martin

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Having a voice: A conversation with Robert Martin

Source: Human Rights Commission Having a voice: A conversation with Robert Martin December 3, 2018 Today is the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities – a day to focus on the full and equal participation of disabled people. Earlier this month, Paula Tesoriero, the Disability Rights Commissioner spoke with Robert Martin MNZM to […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: November Tūrangawaewae Newsletter

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, CTF, Currency Exchange Rates, DJF, Education, Employment, English, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, International Monetary Fund, Justice, KB, law, Legal, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: November Tūrangawaewae Newsletter

Source: Human Rights Commission Welcome to the latest Human Rights Commission newsletter Tūrangawaewae – a summary of recent developments on the New Zealand human rights landscape, and the work the Commission is doing for a better, fairer New Zealand. This issue covers why we need to create an education system that is inclusive of everyone, […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Human Rights Commission calls for new body to ensure pay transparency

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, Education, Employment, English, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, Justice, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Human Rights Commission calls for new body to ensure pay transparency

Source: Human Rights Commission The Human Rights Commission is calling for a new independent body to be set up to ensure transparency in reporting about pay equity. The Commission outlined the reasons for the new body in its submission to the Education and Workforce Committee on the Equal Pay Amendment Bill . Equal Employment Opportunities […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Suffrage 125 Anniversary

By   /  November 22, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Business, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Employment, English, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, Justice, KB, law, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Suffrage 125 Anniversary

Source: Human Rights Commission New Zealand celebrates 125 years of women’s suffrage The 19th of September 2018 marked 125 years since the law changed in Aotearoa New Zealand so that all people, including women could vote. The law change came about after a determined campaign over a number of years by a group of women led […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Human Rights Commission welcomes Royal Commission into Historical Abuse in State Care and in the Care of Faith-Based Institutions

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Human Rights Commission welcomes Royal Commission into Historical Abuse in State Care and in the Care of Faith-Based Institutions

Source: Human Rights Commission Human Rights Commission welcomes Royal Commission into Historical Abuse in State Care and in the Care of Faith-Based Institutions November 13, 2018 The Human Rights Commission welcomes the Prime Minister’s commitment to fulfilling the expectations of those who called for this inquiry into abuse in care. We also acknowledge the expertise […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Human Rights Commission welcomes Supreme Court judgment

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, Justice, KB, law, Legal, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Human Rights Commission welcomes Supreme Court judgment

Source: Human Rights Commission The Human Rights Commission welcomes the Supreme Court’s judgment in the landmark case of the Attorney-General v Taylor. The Commission’s Chief Legal Advisor Janet Anderson-Bidois said the Supreme Court’s judgment strengthens New Zealand’s constitutional protection of human rights. “It is not just about the right of prisoners to vote in general […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Leveraging procurement to protect human rights

By   /  November 7, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Employment, English, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, KB, Labour, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Leveraging procurement to protect human rights

Source: Human Rights Commission Rebekah Armstrong, from the Human Rights Commission, spoke about the government’s responsibility to protect human rights in business activity. “Human rights in the supply chain – it simply means caring about people as well as profit,” says Rebekah. “We’re talking about the treatment of workers.” The responsibility to protect human rights […]

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