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Mobility Inquiry report recognises accessibility for disabled New Zealanders

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Mobility Inquiry report recognises accessibility for disabled New Zealanders

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Mobility Inquiry report recognises accessibility for disabled New Zealanders Mobility Inquiry report recognises accessibility for disabled New Zealanders August 17, 2017 The Human Rights Commission says parliament’s Transport and Industrial Relations Select Committee’s report on the “Inquiry into the future of New Zealand’s […]

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Call for inquiry into state abuse reaches the United Nations

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Call for inquiry into state abuse reaches the United Nations

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Call for inquiry into state abuse reaches the United Nations Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy is in Geneva and has asked a United Nations committee to urge the New Zealand government to initiate an inquiry into the physical and sexual abuse of […]

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Learning support pilot extension welcomed

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Learning support pilot extension welcomed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Learning support pilot extension welcomed Learning support pilot extension welcomed August 14, 2017 The Human Rights Commission has welcomed the extension of a pilot programme that aims to make it easier for youngsters to access more learning support services. “An inclusive education system […]

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Historic Bill or opportunity missed?

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Historic Bill or opportunity missed?

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Historic Bill or opportunity missed? The Human Rights Commission have expressed their concern over the Government’s largely unchanged Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill following its first reading today.  Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner, Dr Jackie Blue says she is concerned that despite […]

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Human Rights Commission :: Paula Tesoriero

By   /  August 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission :: Paula Tesoriero

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission :: Paula Tesoriero Disability Rights Commissioner, Paula Tesoriero MNZM A world champion athlete and senior public service manager, Paula is a governance expert serving on several boards including the Halberg Disability Sport Foundation, NZ Artificial Limb Service and Sport Wellington. […]

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Human Rights Commission :: NZ’s 2017 CERD Review

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission :: NZ’s 2017 CERD Review

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission :: NZ’s 2017 CERD Review 21st and 22nd review of NZ under CERD On 15 and 16 August New Zealand is being reviewed by the United Nations committee responsible for overseeing compliance with the Convention on the Elimination of all […]

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Data crucial to realising the rights of New Zealanders with disabilities

By   /  August 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Data crucial to realising the rights of New Zealanders with disabilities

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Data crucial to realising the rights of New Zealanders with disabilities The Human Rights Commission has welcomed the inclusion of questions on disability in next year’s Census. “Collecting data on disability is critical if we are to work out what we can do […]

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Spring Hill report confirms importance of regular OPCAT monitoring, says Commission

By   /  August 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Spring Hill report confirms importance of regular OPCAT monitoring, says Commission

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Spring Hill report confirms importance of regular OPCAT monitoring, says Commission A report released by the Ombudsman’s Office has confirmed why regular monitoring of places of detention is so valuable, says the Human Rights Commission. The OPCAT report, Report on an unannounced inspection […]

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The Human Rights Commission pays tribute to outgoing Human Rights Commissioners

By   /  August 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on The Human Rights Commission pays tribute to outgoing Human Rights Commissioners

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: The Human Rights Commission pays tribute to outgoing Human Rights Commissioners The Human Rights Commission pays tribute to outgoing Human Rights Commissioners August 2, 2017 The Human Rights Commission has paid tribute to three outgoing commissioners: Disability Rights Commissioner Paul Gibson; Indigenous Rights […]

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Human Rights Commission welcomes new Disability Rights Commissioner

By   /  July 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission welcomes new Disability Rights Commissioner

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission welcomes new Disability Rights Commissioner Chief Commissioner David Rutherford says the Commission is delighted to have Ms Tesoriero on board and is looking forward to her making her mark within the disability rights area, as well as broader Commission work. […]

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New Zealanders with intellectual disabilities faced systemic abuse in state care

By   /  July 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New Zealanders with intellectual disabilities faced systemic abuse in state care

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealanders with intellectual disabilities faced systemic abuse in state care The release of a new report into state abuse shows the mistreatment was systemic, enduring and an everyday reality for New Zealanders with intellectual disabilities who lived in institutions and special schools. […]

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Commission welcomes guidance for companies to help them close gender pay gap

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission welcomes guidance for companies to help them close gender pay gap

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission welcomes guidance for companies to help them close gender pay gap The Human Rights Commission has today welcomed the Government’s releasing of guidance for companies about how they can close the gender pay gap. Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner Dr Jackie Blue says […]

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Truth and reconciliation for state abuse survivors is the right thing to do

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Truth and reconciliation for state abuse survivors is the right thing to do

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Truth and reconciliation for state abuse survivors is the right thing to do The Human Rights Commission has welcomed Prime Minister Bill English’s announcement that he wants to do the right thing and has not ruled out an inquiry into historical state abuse. […]

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Human Rights Commission :: Human Rights and You

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission :: Human Rights and You

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission :: Human Rights and You To make sure as many New Zealanders as possible develop an understanding of human rights – what they are and what they mean – the Commission has just launched an online education programme: Human Rights and […]

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Human Rights Commission :: Justice for state abuse survivors: 6 July 2017

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission :: Justice for state abuse survivors: 6 July 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission :: Justice for state abuse survivors: 6 July 2017 New Zealanders who were abused as children and vulnerable adults while in state care are calling on other survivors and supporters to join them at parliament on Thursday 6 July as […]

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take the time to listen to the story of a refugee

By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on take the time to listen to the story of a refugee

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: take the time to listen to the story of a refugee For World Refugee Day the Human Rights Commission has asked New Zealanders to take the time to listen to the story of a refugee. “Take the time to listen to the story […]

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“Real New Zealand Recruiters Say NO to Racism”

By   /  June 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on “Real New Zealand Recruiters Say NO to Racism”

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: “Real New Zealand Recruiters Say NO to Racism” Earlier today RCSA, the peak industry and professional body for recruitment in New Zealand, became aware of a racist audio recording posted on social media by the New Zealand Human Rights Commission which, if genuine, […]

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Human Rights Commission :: Give Nothing To Racism

By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission :: Give Nothing To Racism

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission :: Give Nothing To Racism A campaign urging New Zealanders to give nothing to racism and refuse to spread intolerance has been launched by some of the country’s most well-known people. “How we treat other people will define what kind […]

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He mahi anō me mahi e whakatinanatia ai te UNDRIP

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on He mahi anō me mahi e whakatinanatia ai te UNDRIP

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: He mahi anō me mahi e whakatinanatia ai te UNDRIP Kua tata huri tōna tekau tau i te whakaūnga o te Whakapuakitanga o Ngā Tika Iwi Taketake e te Kotahitanga o Ngā Iwi o te Ao, engari ka nui te ango i ngā […]

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More work on putting UNDRIP into action needed

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on More work on putting UNDRIP into action needed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: More work on putting UNDRIP into action needed Nearly ten years on from the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), there remains a major ‘implementation gap’ between the rights protected by the Declaration and their realisation […]

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