Addis Ababa April 06/2017 The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has inaugurated a Web portal that is aimed at enhancing and promoting the provision of its services.
The web portal was launched this morning prior to the presentation of the draft manuals of human right monitoring and investigation for discussion to stakeholders.
During the inauguration, EHRC Commissioner Dr. Addisu Gebre-Egzabier said it would increase the service coverage of the commission.
According to him, the Web portal would also enable to receive complaints from customers and forward feedbacks by using the system through www.ehrc.org.et.
The Web portal can also be used to adapt new system and inform the community about its services in relation to abuse of human rights, the commissioner added.
A Web portal is a specially designed web site that brings information together from diverse sources in a uniform way.
Launching the Web portal, Speaker of House of People’s Representatives Abadula Gemeda said the commission, beyond striving to protect human rights, has been undertaking various activities that would enable it to build institutional capacity.
In this regard, rule and regulations as well as different manuals will be needed to implement a system in harmonized ways.
He indicated that the commission should utilize its capacity and replicate lessons from other related organizations so as to push forward the country’s effort towards respecting human rights.
Regarding the draft manuals, Commissioner Addisu said it is important to enrich the manuals based on the country’s economic and political as well as international situations.