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Legislative Chamber

Specialized body - Human rights

Parliamentary Commission on Follow-up and Compliance with International Human Rights Obligations

About

Nature
Permanent
Date of creation
09.2020

Members

Number of members
All MembersBelow 45 years of age
Total123
Men82
Women41
Political affiliation of members
Majority parties
12

Chairperson(s)

Chair 1
Akmal Saidov
Chairperson: Sex
Male
Date of birth
11 Oct 1958
Political affiliation
Majority

Chairperson

Age: Chairperson is below 45 years of age
No

Committee functions

Committee functions
Mainstream human rights into the work of (other) parliamentary committees and of Parliament as a whole
Yes
Scrutinise all Bills for their compatibility with human rights
Yes
Scrutinise the Executive’s policy for compatibility with human rights
Yes
Scrutinise State compliance with existing UN human rights treaties
Yes
Scrutinise proposed human rights treaties, and other international treaties with implications for human rights, and report to Parliament thereon, prior to ratification
Yes
Ascertain and review the Executive’s reasons for not acceding to or ratifying existing international human rights treaties
Yes
Monitor the adequacy of the existing national system for the protection of human rights
Yes

Committee involvement in international human rights reporting mechanisms

Committee involvement in international human rights reporting mechanisms
Consulted in the preparation of national report to the UN Human Rights Council
Yes
Discussed the conclusions and recommendations which the Council adopted as a result
Yes

Committee powers

The Committee has the power to:
Initiate parliamentary debates on its reports or on subjects of its choosing
Yes
Make recommendations to the Executive
Yes

Committee working methods

The Committee:
Adopts an annual or longer-term work plan
Yes
Publishes reports on its work on the parliamentary website
Yes
Usually reaches consensus on the issues on which it reports
Yes
Systematically follows up its reports and recommendations
Yes
Reports regularly to Parliament on its activities
Yes

Cooperation and coordination

The Committee regularly cooperates and coordinates (e.g. through sharing of reports; meetings; joint follow-up action) with:
Other parliamentary committees
Always
Civil society organisations
Always
National Human Rights Institution(s) Often called “Commissions” and/or “Ombudspersons” in the area of human rights
Always
Academic institutions, including research institutes on human rights and the rule of law
Always
The media
Always