Press Conference of the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, Ms....

Source: Human Rights Commission Press Conference of the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, Ms. Leilani Farha February 19, 2020 A livestream of the...

Explainer: Seven ways the coronavirus affects human rights

Source: Amnesty International NZ The outbreak of the coronavirus (2019-nCov) that started in the Chinese city of Wuhan (Hubei province) in late 2019 has been declared a...

New Zealand: housing crisis requires bold human rights response, says UN expert

Source: Human Rights Commission This is a press statement from UN Special Rapporteur on the right to housing at the end of her 10-day visit to...

Chief Human Rights Commissioner welcomes findings from UN independent housing expert

Source: Human Rights Commission Chief Human Rights Commissioner, Paul Hunt, welcomes the release of the preliminary findings of the UN Special Rapporteur on the right...

Brazil: Carnival 2020

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Brazil: Carnival 2020 Brazil’s annual Carnival festivals take place in February, with the Rio...

Social Change Campaign to Improve Attitudes to Disability

Source: Human Rights Commission Disabled people experience poorer outcomes in social and economic indicators due to “ableist” thinking and negative attitudes about disability that affect...

An Inclusive Model for our Education System

Source: Human Rights Commission Despite some positive initiatives, the education reforms have not yet delivered a comprehensive roadmap of systems changes in order to realise...

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