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    • Pacific Guide to Statistical Indicators for Human Rights Reporting

      Capture2The Pacific Guide to Statistical Indicators for Human Rights Reporting is the first such document of its kind on human rights reporting under the core human rights treaties in the Pacific.

      It proposes a set of indicators that are contextually relevant and meaningful for the region, acknowledging the unique challenges and opportunities that Pacific Island countries experience in data collection, national institutions and resources.

      The guide is meant to assist coordinating bodies within Pacific Island governments responsible for preparing initial and periodic reports on the country’s progress on implementation of ratified treaties, as well as those overseeing the implementation of national human rights action plans. The guide will also help national statistics offices to better understand how the statistical data they collect, analyse and provide feeds into human rights reporting.



    • Tuvalu National Human Rights Action Plan

      Tuvalu NAP

      The Tuvalu National Human Rights Action Plan is a Pacific first and consolidates Tuvalu's human rights committments and ensures a systematic and coordinated approach to the delivery of the government's human rights committment, as well as to strengthen the government's realisation of human rights in Tuvalu.
      It captures Tuvalu's existing coomittments under human rights treaties to which it is a state party-- the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC); the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and; the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) as well as Tuvalu’s commitments under the Universal periodic Review (UPR), the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Te Kakeega III-2016-2020 (TK III), Tuvalu’s National Development Plan.









    • Human Rights Situational Analysis
      Situational AnalysisHuman Rights in the Pacific: A Situational Analysis captures the human rights achievements and challenges of 16 Pacific countries between 2012 and May 2016.
      It identifies gaps and opportunities to advance priority human rights issues confronting the Pacific.
      The publication provides legislators, policy makers, academics, government and those interested in human rights in the Pacific with a resource and evidence-base to inform ongoing work.
      The publication is produced by SPC’s RRRT with support from the European Union.
      The 16 Pacific countries covered in the report are: Australia, Cook Islands, Kiribati, Fiji, Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
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    SPC’s Regional Rights Resource Team receives core funding from the Australian Government and additional project support from the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Pacific Leadership Programme (PLP), European Union (EU) and the German Development Bank (KfW).