Niue

Human Rights Status - Niue

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ICCPR
Date of signature/ratification
28 December 1978 (Niue considers itself a state
party after New Zealand ratified)

ICESCR
Date of signature/ratification
28 December 1978 (Niue considers itself a state
party after New Zealand ratified)

CERD
Date of signature/ratification
22 November 1972 (Niue considers itself a state
party after New Zealand ratified)

CEDAW

Date of signature/ratification
Acceded 10 January 1985 (NZ ratified on behalf
of Niue)

CRC
Date of signature/ratification
Acceded 20 December 1995
latest report submitted
23 November 2010
reporting status as of October 2011
2nd periodic report due on 18 January 2015

Source: http://pacific.ohchr.org/docs/HR_Pacific_v7_July_25.pdf

RRRT in Niue

RRRT is currently supporting the country in the following area;

  • Inclusion of participants into regional training for lawyers, MPs, civil society and judicial officers

Past support included;

  • Provision of training on human rights ratification and reporting to NGOs and Government
  • The HIV, Ethics and Human Rights review in Niue, 2009

For further information about RRRT’s achievements in the region, visit Our Achievements page.



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).