We have had a formal partnership with the CNDH since late On the matters of Nepal's obligation to furnish reports under international treaties on human rights, the government is obligated to furnish reports upon receiving the opinion of the Commission thereon.
The Commission was created in response to a UN-sponsored meeting of representatives of national institutions held in Paris, which laid down a detailed set of principles on the status of national institutions commonly known as the Paris Principles.
In order to perform this responsibility, the Commission can conduct inquiries and investigations, on its own or upon a petition or complaint files to it on violation of human rights and abetment thereon, and carelessness and negligence in the prevention of violations of the human rights by any person, organization or authority concerned.
Read the page National human rights institutions National human rights institutions NHRIs are public administrative bodies set up to protect or monitor human rights in a given country.
The current political transition is an opportunity to initiate a reform process for a more independent Commission with a strong mandate as part of the on-going reconciliation process and democratic reforms. In addition, there is a general power to carry out such activities, as the Commission may deem necessary and appropriate for the enforcement, promotion and protection of human rights.
In case the Commission requests any government office for assistance in the performance of its functions, the office so requested must provide the required assistance.