NHRI and UN HR conventions

Taiwan: a call to authorities ahead of the ICCPR/ICESCR review next February

Following a fact-finding mission to Taiwan in November, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) made an assessment of the government's on-going efforts to address core human rights challenges highlighted in the initial State reports on ICCPR and ICESCR, released last April. The mission found that in spite of progress, major contradictions continue to oppose domestic laws, policies and regulations to international human rights standards.