Cabinet to release national human rights action plan in December

Focus Taiwan
Date: 06/29/2020
By: Ku Chuan and Joseph Yeh

Lo Ping-cheng (羅秉成) / CNA photo June 29, 2020

Taipei, June 29 (CNA) The Executive Yuan is scheduled to release a national human rights action plan that will detail Taiwan's ongoing efforts and accomplishments on Dec. 10 to mark Human Rights Day, a senior Cabinet official said Monday.

Minister without Portfolio Lo Ping-cheng (羅秉成) said the action plan will describe progress on human rights protections, including on how it plans to operate a Human Rights Committee under the Control Yuan that will begin operations in August.

Another major focus will be on how the government intends to regulate private companies to prevent, address and remedy human rights abuses committed by businesses, Lo added.

Lo made the comments at a Cabinet press event during which Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) released the nation's third human rights report.    [FULL  STORY]

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