News

Human Rights Delegation: Work combating violence against women in Finland still under-resourced

3/10/2018
The Human Rights Delegation demands that more comprehensive resources be allocated for the work during the next government term and that a special national body be established to monitor the activities.

Annual Report 2017 of the Human Rights Centre published

25/5/2018
During the year, the Human Rights Centre (HRC) improved the monitoring of fundamental and human rights. The promotion and monitoring of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) established itself as a new task and fundamental and human rights education and training spread widely. The HRC was actively involved in international and European cooperation.

UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kate Gilmore to visit Finland

10/4/2018
United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kate Gilmore will visit Finland on Friday 13 April.
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Statements and Submissions

HRC submitted report the implementation of the Istanbul Convention

3/7/2018
The HRC submitted its report to the GREVIO on the implementation of the CoE Istanbul Convention
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Blog

YK:n ihmisoikeusjulistus 70 vuotta (18.4.2018)

Kysymys: Mitä yhteistä on Eleanor Rooseveltilla, kahdeksalla miehellä ja vuodella 2018? Vastaus: YK:n ihmisoikeusjulistus ja sen 70. juhlavuosi. Historiaa Vuonna 1941 USA:n presidentti Franklin D. Roosevelt julkaisi kansakunnan tilaa käsitelleessä puheessaan USA:n kongressille neljä vapautta: sananvapaus, uskonnonvapaus, oikeus riittävään elintasoon ja oikeus elää ilman pelkoa. Nämä