Mr. Justice Arun Mishra, Chairperson, NHRC, India calls for enhanced interactions among the various NHRIs to share best practices while welcoming the visiting delegation of Human Rights Commission of the Maldives

New Delhi, 25th May, 2022

NHRC Visit

Mr. Justice Arun Mishra, Chairperson, National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, India has said that the National Human Rights Institutions of various countries have to work together to ameliorate the cause of human rights. For this, he said that exchange of best practices through interactions on regular intervals among the NHRIs itself will be a best practise to begin with in this direction.

NHRC Visit

Justice Mishra was addressing the six member high level delegation of Human Rights Commission of the Maldives, led by its President Mariyam Muna, who came on a two day visit to the NHRC, India from 24th to 25th May, 2022.

During the course of interaction, the visiting delegateswere given an insight into the mandate, jurisdiction and functioning of the NHRC, India through its various Divisions, including the Law, Investigation, Research, Training, Media & Communication and Publications.

Besides, making a presentation on the functioning of their Commission, the visiting delegation highly appreciated the complaint management system, HRC Net Portal, as well as the payment of monetary relief to the victims of human rights violations on the recommendation of the NHRC, India by various Public Authorities.

They also showed keen interest in the Investigation and spot enquiries, Training Programs, Research, Media & Communication and Publication practices of the NHRC, India towards the promotion and protection of human rights and building awareness about the same.

The delegates, besides seeing the Parliament House, were also taken on a visit to the National Forensic Science University (Delhi) to have a firsthand understanding of forensic testing and analysis in Indian Forensic Laboratories of the cases investigated by the NHRC, India.

The other members of the delegation from the Human Rights Commission of the Maldives included the Vice President, Dr. Ahmed Adham Abdulla, three Commissioners, Ms. Moomina Waheed, Ms. Aminath Shifaath Abdul Razzaq, Ms. Samaau Ahmed Najeeb and Bureau Officer, Mr. Ali Ahmed Manik. The NHRC Members, Mr. Justice M.M. Kumar, Dr. D.M. Mulay and Mr. Rajiv Jain, Secretary General, Mr. D.K. Singh, DG (I), Mr. Santosh Mehra, Regsitrar (Law), Mr. Surajit Dey, Joint Secretaries, Mrs. Anita Sinha & Mr. H.C. Chaudhary and other senior officers were present.