11th International Conference

The 11th International Conference of National Human Rights Institutions took place from 5-7 November, 2012 in Amman, Jordan, under the Royal Patronage. The overall theme of the Conference was "The Human Rights of Women and Girls, Gender Equality: The Role of National Human Rights Institutions".
 
The Conference was hosted by the National Centre for Human Rights of Jordan (NCHR) under the patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein, in cooperation with the International Coordinating Committee of National Human Rights Institutions (ICC) and the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).
 
Participants from national human rights institutions across all regions, representatives of international and regional organizations, non-governmental organizations as well as State representatives participated. A final outcome Declaration and Programme of Action was adopted.
 
The ICC Bureau Meeting immediately preceded the Conference on Sunday 4 November 2012 in Amman, Jordan.
 
As per established practices, an NGO Forum was held parallel to the Conference with a view to consolidating the knowledge and experiences of CSOs with that of NHRIs, hereby strengthening mutual cooperation. The NGO Forum took place from the 4-5th November 2012 in Amman, Jordan.
 
The conference adopted the Amman Declaration and Programme of Action (E, F, S). Other conference statements and outcome documents are available here.
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 For further information please contact: ​

Mr. Bamazi Tchaa
Human Rights Officer
OHCHR
Tel: +41 22 928 9114
 
 
 

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     Conference Information

     
      
      
      
    expand Title : 11th ICC Conference on Gender Equality Concept Note ‎(2)
    expand Title : Information Note ‎(4)
    expand Title : Invitation letter ‎(4)
    expand Title : Programme ‎(4)
    expand Title : Registration Form ‎(4)
    expand Title : Rules of Procedure ‎(3)
     
     

     Background Information

     
      
      
      
    expand Title : Amman Declaration and PoA ‎(3)
    expand Title : APF and UNFPA Reproductive Rights Mapping Report ‎(1)
    expand Title : Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action  ‎(4)
    expand Title : Booklet on Women's Empowerment Principles  ‎(1)
    expand Title : CEDAW General Recommendations  ‎(3)
    expand Title : CEDAW statement on NHRIs ‎(3)
    expand Title : Expert workshop - elimination of all forms of violence against women ‎(4)
    expand Title : GA resolution, Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women ‎(4)
    expand Title : Integrating HR and Gender Equality in Evaluation - Towards UNEG Guidance ‎(1)
    expand Title : Joint work plan of UN Women and OHCHR ‎(1)
    expand Title : Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) ‎(1)
    expand Title : New OSCE/ODIHR handbook on NHRIs and gender equality presented at Sarajevo workshop ‎(1)
    expand Title : PoA of International Conference on population and development  ‎(4)
    expand Title : Report of Independent expert for UN Study on violence against children  ‎(4)
    expand Title : Report of the OHCHR on good pratices in efforts aimed at preventing violence against women ‎(1)
    expand Title : Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security ‎(4)
    expand Title : Technical guide on reducing maternal morbisdity and mortality A HRC 21 22 ‎(1)
    expand Title : The Role of NHRIs in Countries in Transition in the Arab World ‎(2)
    expand Title : Thematic study on violence against women and girls and disabilities A-HRC-20-5 ‎(4)
    expand Title : Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action ‎(4)
     
     

     NHRI contributions

     
      
      
      
    expand Title : CHRC Gender Integration Framework ‎(1)
     
     

     NGO Forum

     
      
      
      
    expand Title : Information and registration form ‎(1)
     
     

     Side events

     
      
      
      
    expand Title : Business, Women's and Children's Rights organised by ICC Working Group on Business and Human Rights ‎(1)
    expand Title : Children's Rights  ‎(1)
    expand Title : OSCE/ODIHR Handbook for National Human Rights Institutions ‎(1)
    expand Title : Reproductive Rights are Human Rights: A Handbook for National Human Rights Institutions ‎(5)