Panel on Home Affairs

Subcommittee on Human Rights Protection Mechanisms

Meeting on Saturday, 28 April 2007, at 9:30 am
in Conference Room B of the Legislative Council Building

Updated Agenda

I.Review of the existing human rights mechanisms in Hong Kong
(9:30 am - 11:25 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1662/06-07(01)

-Paper provided by the Administration

Relevant papers previously issued
(issued for the Panel's meeting on 9 February 2007)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1014/06-07(03)

-Paper provided by the Administration entitled "Existing human rights protection mechanisms in Hong Kong"

LC Paper No. CB(2)1014/06-07(04)
(English version only)

-Report summary provided by Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor

LC Paper No. CB(2)1069/06-07(01)
(English version only)

-Research report on the establishment of a human rights commission in Hong Kong provided by Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor

LC Paper No. CB(2)1014/06-07(05)

-Background brief entitled "Establishment of a human rights commission" prepared by LegCo Secretariat

LC Paper No.IN04/06-07

-Information note entitled "Whether the recommendations of the United Nations Human Rights Treaty Bodies are binding on their member states" prepared by Research and Library Services Division (RLSD) of LegCo

LC Paper No.IN05/06-07

-Information note entitled "Principles and requirements for establishing a Human Rights Commission in selected jurisdictions" prepared by RLSD

LC Paper No.IN06/06-07

-Information note entitled "Academics' views on the existing human rights framework in Hong Kong" prepared by RLSD

Meeting with deputations and the Administration

  1. Mr C Raj KUMAR
    Assistant Professor, The School of Law, City University of Hong Kong

  2. Dr CHAN Ho-mun
    Associate Professor of Philosophy, Department of Public and Social Administration, City University of Hong Kong

  3. Ms LAU Pui-king
    Associate Professor, School of Accounting and Finance, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    (Hong Kong SAR representative to the National People's Congress of the PRC)

  4. Mr LAW Yuk-kai
    Director, Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor
II.Any other business
(11:25 am - 11:30 am)

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
27 April 2007