President Bhandari urges all to internalize universal concept of human rights
President Bidya Devi Bhandari. (File photo)
KATMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari today sent a message of best wishes on the occasion of International Human Rights Day.
She underlined the need for a deep internalization of the universal concept of human rights, of the fundamental structure of the democratic system and of its effective implementation.
The basic rights provisions in the constitution have expanded human rights in Nepal, the president said, adding that it is the state’s obligation to adhere to the protection, promotion and fulfillment of human rights. human rights, as Nepal is party to various international human rights conventions. rights.
She also recalled that there is a constitutional body, the National Human Rights Commission, to monitor whether human rights provisions are implemented by the State.
International Human Rights Day is celebrated each year on December 10 in commemoration of the publication of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly on December 10, 1948.
The Day is also marked by the organization of various programs in Nepal. President Bhandari further stated that the state and its agencies alone are not sufficient for the promotion and protection of human rights.
So all parties and sectors should be accountable. She called for the role of all sectors to build a just and equitable society with the guarantee of socio-cultural and economic rights.
In the message of best wishes, she further urged all sectors to end all kinds of discrimination and inequalities in society by strengthening activism in all three levels of government.