International Institute for Human Rights, Environment and Development (INHURED International)

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History

1987, a Human Rights Information and Documentation Service (HURIDS) having existed previously. In 1990, name changed to Institute for Human Rights, Environment and Development (INHURED). Current name adopted 1991.

Aims

Advance: human and peoples' rights; genuine and participatory democracy; environmental conservation; people-centred development. Monitor policies and programmes of international financial and trade institutions, including opposing destructive mega-dams and promoting international instruments on human rights, environment and development; help establish and strengthen national and regional human rights instruments and mechanisms in Asia-Pacific; provide advocacy for women, children, refugees, racial discrimination such as untouchability and indigenous peoples.

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Activities

Organizes: training/study sessions for law-enforcement officials, judges, lawyers and other concerned activists on international norms, standards and principles, particularly their implementation at domestic levels; meetings, seminars and consultations on monitoring of human rights, environment and development instruments. Gathers and disseminates information on the state of human rights in various countries worldwide, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region. Acts as host secretariat for various Nepalese organizations and networks. Carries out lobbying, research, fact-finding and advocacy activities.

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Consultative Status

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 30 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 19 countries
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Subjects *

  • Society
    • Racial, Ethnic Groups
  • Environment
    • Environment
  • Metapolitics
    • Democracy
  • Development
    • Development
  • Peace
    • Rights
    • Discrimination
    • Humanitarian

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

E2287

Last News Received

2012
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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