Statement of the Commission on Human Rights on the concluding observations of the Human Rights Committee on the implementation of the Government of the Philippines of the provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

International human rights treaty bodies, such as the UN Human Rights Committee, are important spaces where civil and constructive dialogues can take place towards helping States, such as the Government of the Philippines, improve its capacity in satisfying its obligation to respect, protect, and fulfill the human rights of all persons in their jurisdictions. The […]

Statement of the Commission on Human Rights supporting the plans of the PH government to ratify the international convention on labor inspection

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) welcomes the pronouncement of the Philippine government, through the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), expressing their intent to ratify the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention 81 on Labor Inspection. The said convention is one of the six additional conventions proposed by the European Union (EU) Commission to trading […]