- Commission’s efforts are focused on creating a society where all members are treated equally. In March of 2006, the Commission announced the National Action Plans for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights. The vision and mission set for in the Plan will guide the Commission for the next three years as it moves forward to achieve its goal to enhance the awareness of human rights in the Korean society.
Our Vision Is
- A World of Dignity for All
Our Missions Are
To monitor potential civil rights violations committed by state authorities;
To monitor state authorities and private actors to prevent any human rights infringements;
To realize the principles and standards in human rights set forth in the Constitution of the Republic of Korea and international human rights treaties and conventions to which Korea is a party;
To determine human rights violations and make policy recommendations in accordance with the principles set forth in the Constitution, international law and international customary law;
- To nurture a societal culture respecting and observing human rights; and To foster societal understanding and embrace of human rights through education programs and public awareness campaigns for the fundamental advancement of human rights.
Our Five Goals Are
To improve human rights protection for the underprivileged and underrepresented;
To establish human rights standards and practices consistent with universal norms;
To improve accessibility and efficacy of remedial action against human rights violations and discriminatory practice;
To foster public understanding of human rights by enhancing education programs; and
To develop the role and authority of the Commission in overall human rights matters.
In March of 2006
n March, 2006, the Commission announced the National Action Plans for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights (“NAP”).
The vision and mission set forth in the NAP guided the Commission in achieving its goal to enhance the awareness of human rights in the Korean society.