Pacific island countries approve human rights treaties

Abigail Avoryie (left) with Loukinikini Vili and Clarence Nelson during a break at the Regional Dialogue on National Mechanisms for Reporting, Implementation and Follow-up at Tanoa International in Nadi. Picture: BALJEET SINGH

FOURTEEN Pacific Island countries have ratified human rights instruments — which equates to 55 separate human rights treaties commitments ratified across the region. This was revealed by Pacific Community (SPC) Regional Rights Resource Team director Miles Young at the opening of the first ever Regional Dialogue on National Mechanisms for Reporting, Implementation and Follow-up workshop […]

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