India and Asia Pacific Nations Join Hands to Protect Human Rights
The President of India, Smt Droupadi Murmu, inaugurated the two-day conference of the National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) of Asia Pacific organized by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), India. This conference marks an important milestone in the region’s efforts to protect and promote human rights.
In her speech, President Murmu emphasized that India and other countries in the Asia Pacific region have a long history of championing human rights. She highlighted the need for these nations to work together and develop a joint strategy to address the emerging challenges in human rights protection.
One of the key challenges discussed during the conference was the impact of climate change on human rights. President Murmu urged the participants to take immediate action to conserve and enrich nature, as climate change poses a grave threat to our planet and the rights of future generations.
The conference was organized in collaboration with the Asia Pacific Forum, bringing together representatives from various NHRIs across the region. This platform provided an opportunity for sharing best practices, exchanging ideas, and building partnerships to strengthen human rights institutions in the Asia Pacific.
As the conference concluded, it was evident that India and the Asia Pacific nations are committed to safeguarding human rights and working towards an international consensus on related issues. The collective efforts of these civilizational protectors will play a crucial role in shaping the future of human rights in the region and beyond.