Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
Protecting and Promoting Human rights in the Muslim World and Beyond

In Focus

The 17th Regular Session of the IPHRC will be held ONLINE from 28-31 March 2021. As per past practice, a thematic debate will also be held during the Session. The topic for the 17th Session thematic debate is “Promotion and Protection of Rights of Persons with Disabilities”.  The esteemed Member and Observer States are cordially invited to designate their representative(s) and also encourage their National Human Rights Institutions to participate in the VIRTUAL OPEN meetings of the 17th Regular Session.

The online link and registration procedure has been communicated to the Member and Observer States.

About IPHRC

The Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) is an expert body with advisory capacity established by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) as one of the principal organs working independently in the area of human rights.

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Activities

OIC Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission concludes its 16th Regular Session held in Jeddah from 24-28 November 2019

Jeddah 28 November 2019: The OIC Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) held its 16th Regular Session in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) from 24 to 28 November 2019. The traditional thematic debate of the Session was held on 26 November 2019 on the subject of ‘Climate Change and Environmental Protection: A Human Rights Perspective’. An outcome document on the subject was also adopted by the Commission and is issued separately.

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OIC Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission concludes its 15th Regular Session held in Jeddah from 21-25 April 2019.

Jeddah 25 April 2019: The OIC Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) held its 15th Regular Session in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) from 21- 25 April 2019. The traditional thematic debate of the Session was held on 23 April 2019 on the subject of ‘The Role of Human Rights in Promoting Good Governance’. An outcome document on the subject was also adopted by the Commission and is issued separately.

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6th OIC-IPHRC International Seminar on "Importance of Promoting and Protecting the Rights of Youth for Building Peaceful and Democratic Societies and Sustainable Development", held in Tashkent from 7-8 October 2019

Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), in partnership with the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), held its 6th Annual Seminar on the subject of ‘Importance of promoting and protecting the rights of youth for building peaceful democratic societies and sustainable development’ in Tashkent on 7-8 October 2019.

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Calander of Activities

  • 17th IPHRC Regular Session (TBD)
  • 7th IPHRC International Seminar (September 2020)
  • 18th IPHRC Regular Session (TBD)