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SCIO Issues National Human Rights Action Plan of China (2021- 2025)

Fri, 15 Oct 2021
Categories: China Legal Trends

On 9 Sept. 2021, the State Council Information Office (SCIO) issued the National Human Rights Action Plan of China (2021- 2025) (the “Action Plan”), covering eight parts, such as economic, social, and cultural rights; citizen’s civil and political rights; and human rights education and research, etc.

According to the Action Plan, since 2009, three national human rights action plans have been formulated and implemented successively. The goals of this Action Plan are: to fully protect people's economic, social and cultural rights, to constantly realize people's dreams for a better life, to create more favorable economic, social and cultural conditions for people's all-round development; to effectively protect citizen’s civil and political rights, to facilitate people to effectively participate the social activities, and lay a more solid foundation for democracy and the rule of law for all-round human development; to extensively carry out human rights education, research, training, and knowledge dissemination so as to create a cultural atmosphere in which human rights are well respected and protected.



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