Chen Ju, chairperson of the Commission on Human Rights, exchanged views on human rights issues such as gender equality and the deepening of democracy with Elodie Jacquier-Laforge, deputy speaker of the French National Assembly, and Mireille Clapot, vice chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee.

(courtesy of the National Human Rights Commission)

[Reporter Wu Shuwei/Taipei Report] The 2nd anniversary of the establishment of the National Human Rights Commission, Chen Ju, the superintendent and chairman of the Human Rights Commission, led a delegation to visit French government organizations and human rights organizations for the first time. Call on Jia Leqi, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and others.

Chen Ju pointed out that the pursuit of freedom, democracy, and peace by the people of Taiwan is the result of the hard work of one generation after another. She has always taken human rights as her mission since she was a social activist or entered the government system.

The Human Rights Commission issued a press release stating that France was chosen for the first visit of the Human Rights Commission because France is the signing place of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Paris Principles regulating independent human rights institutions.

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Chen Ju called on Alain Richard, Vice-President of the Senate and Chairman of the Taiwan Friendship Group on the 5th, and thanked Vice-President Richard for practically promoting exchanges between Taiwan and France since he became the chairman of the Taiwan Friendship Group. Support Taiwan's participation in international organizations.

Li Cha affirmed Taiwan's determination to defend freedom and democracy.

Chen Ju and Li Cha also exchanged views on human rights issues such as the development of democracy and freedom in Taiwan and France, the promotion of gender equality, the progress of the principle of personal data protection, and the protection of digital human rights.

Finally, Chen Ju formally invited Richard and the Senate Friendship Group to visit Taiwan.

When Chen Ju called on Elodie Jacquier-Laforge, deputy speaker of the National Assembly, and Mireille Clapot, vice chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, on the 6th, she congratulated the two female politicians for their re-election.

Chen Ju pointed out that Taiwan has gone through 38 years of martial law. During the martial law period, the Taiwanese people's pursuit of freedom, democracy and peace is the result of continuous efforts from generation to generation.

Taking herself as an example, she said that whether she is a social activist or enters the government system, she continues to promote gender equality, labor rights and urban governance.

He is currently the chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, the country's highest independent human rights institution.

The Commission on Human Rights pointed out that the mission's visit to France this time is because the Commission has signed a four-party agreement with France, and France has selected human rights technical experts to be stationed at the Commission on Human Rights to help promote substantive exchanges and cooperation on human rights with government organizations and international human rights organizations. Including human rights issues such as gender equality and the deepening of democracy.

CHEN Ju, chairperson of the Commission on Human Rights, led a delegation to pay a visit to Elodie Jacquier-Laforge, deputy speaker of the French National Assembly, and Mireille Clapot, vice chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee.

(courtesy of the National Human Rights Commission)