International & UN

New Zealand’s International Obligations

International treaties that have been ratified by the government and incorporated in international law, and the Commission’s work in these areas.

UPR 13/14

The Universal Periodic Review is an important opportunity for individuals, NGOs and civil society organisations to express their views on New Zealand’s human rights situation to the United Nations Human Rights Council.

UPR Recommendations:

List of UPR recommendations made to New Zealand

List of UPR recommendations made to New Zealand (Accessible Format)

New Zealand Government Response to UPR Recommendations:

New Zealand Government Response to 2014 UPR recommendations

New Zealand Government Response to 2014 UPR recommendations (Accessible Format)

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GA International & UN

United Nations General Assembly, olemiswebs, flickr creative commons

 

 

International Networks and Projects

Making submissions to the United Nations

Information for NGOs and civil society on how to make submissions under UN treaties

 

The Right To Privacy In The Digital Age

The New Zealand Human Rights Commission is one of four National Human Rights Institutions that submitted to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights’ report: ‘The Right To Privacy In The Digital Age’ released recently.

New Zealand Human Rights Commission’s Submission:

The Protection of Fundamental Freedoms in the Digital Age (PDF).

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights report: The Right To Privacy In The Digital Age (PDF).

The list of submitters to: The Right To Privacy In The Digital Age.

 

 

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