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Ethiopian Human Rights Commission Establishment Amendment Proclamation No.1224-2020

PROCLAMATION NO 1224/2020
ETHIOPIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION ESTABLISHMENT PROCLAMATION (AMENDMENT)

WHEREAS, it is necessary to strengthen the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission’s institutional and execution capacity to enable the Commission to fulfill its mandates of promoting, ensuring the respect of and protection of Human Rights in Ethiopia;

WHEREAS, it is also found necessary to make nomination and appointment process of Commissioners participatory and transparent in addition to making improvements to provisions related to the structure of the Commission, hiring and management of staff and the budgetary independence of the Commission in order to enhance public trust, acceptance and effectiveness of the Commission ;

NOW, THEREFORE; in accordance with Article 55(1) and 55(14) of the Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia it is hereby proclaimed as follows

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