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African Child Day

Addis Ababa, June 19, 2017 (EHRC) Chief commissioner of the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission; Dr. Addisu Gebreigzabhier said that it was the profound conviction of the commission that the participation of the public in general and of children in particular is vital for the creation of a prosperous nation where human rights are fully respected and guaranteed.

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UN Office of the High Commission for Human RightsDelegation Discusses with the Commission

Addis Ababa, May 2, 2017 (EHRC) UN High Commissioner for Human Rights H.E Mr. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein accompanied by Mr. Mahamane Ciase- Gouro, Office of the High Commission for Human Rights (OHCHR) Chief of the Africa Branch, Madame Abigail Noko, Team Leader of the OHCHR Eastern Africa Desk and Madame Ruth Marshal, UN High Commissioner’s Speechwriter, OHCHR Donor External Relation and Communication Branch has discussed with Ethiopian Human Rights Commission on May 2, 2017.

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Ethiopian Human Rights Commission Discloses its Investigation Findings

Addis Ababa, April 19/2017 (EHRC) Ethiopian Human Rights Commission presents its investigation findings concerning the past chaos happened from June to October 2016 in some zones of the Oromia, Amhara and Gedio zone of southern Nations, Nationalities and People region to the House of People Representatives(HoPR) on 18 April, 2017.

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Commission Holds a Validation Workshop

(Addis Ababa, April/2017) The Ethiopian Human Rights commission has conducted a one day workshop on April 7/2017 at Intercontinental Hotel in a bid to launch its new web portal and a child day care center established as per the second national human rights action plan of the country. The commission has also presented its investigation and monitoring manuals with the view to collecting inputs from stake holders. The workshop was attended by Honorable House Speaker of the House of Peoples Representatives Ato Abadula Gemeda, and representatives drawn from the federal government and non-governmental, democratic and religious institution.

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The Second National Human rights action plan is endorsed by the HoPR

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