Major Activities

EIHR:

  • Provides professional support to governmental and non-governmental institutions to mainstream principles of ethics, human rights and good governance into their plans and activities; 
  • Produces, publishes and distributes materials that promote peace, democracy, rule of law and human rights;
  • Publishes and distributes, after translating to various local languages, international and continental declarations, laws, and regulations that promote democracy, rule of law and human rights;
  • Organizes various trainings, consultation meetings, thematic dialogue, and public forums in a bid to raise the awareness of the public at large on peace, democracy, rule of law and human rights;
  • Initiates and motivates the Government of Ethiopia to fully respect and implement international and continental agreements, laws, regulations, and joint declarations that it has endorsed as the law of the land and encourages accepting the new once;
  • Provides professional support to the Government of Ethiopia to enact national laws, regulations and directives that reinvigorate democracy, rule of law and human rights;
  • Provides professional support to the Government of Ethiopia to timely amend national laws, regulations, and directives that obstruct democracy, rule of law and human rights; 
  • Monitors, investigates, verifies and reports anti-democratic practices, and human rights violation;
  • Produces an annual report on the status of democracy, rule of law and human rights;
  • Facilitates necessary conditions to victims of human rights violation to get basic assistance;
  • Provides professional support to the realization of persuasive electoral system that can conduct free and fair elections; conducts voter’s education sessions; monitors electoral processes, including observing elections, and produce reliable reports;
  • Conducts research on issues related to the realization of peace, democracy, rule of law and human rights;
  • Collaborates with institutions working on peace, democracy, rule of law and human rights.