The 7th International Conference for National Human Rights Institutions (ICNI)
was held on 14-17 September 2004 in Seoul. The main topic of the conference was "Upholding Human Rights during Conflict and while Countering Terrorism." Discussions essentially focused on the role of national human rights institutions in such circumstances. There were 5 working groups focusing on "Conflict and Countering Terrorism: Economic, Social and Cultural Rights," "Conflict and Countering Terrorism: Civil and Political Rights and the Rule of Law," "The Role of National Institutions in Conflict Situations," "Migration in the Context of Conflict and Terrorism" and "Women's Rights in the Context of Conflict."