To work for ensuring that basic human rights are respected everywhere.
To co-operate to avoid compromising on human rights for economic or political expediency.
To recognize democratic institutions as a fundamental human right.
To work towards the sovereignty and self determination of entities with historical, cultural and ecological identity.
To restrict cooperation with governing regimes that violate human rights.
To actively engage with the government of India and other countries to promote human rights education.
To bring diplomatic and commercial pressures on regimes that violate human rights, to ensure that they respect the basic rights of their citizens.
To keep the interests of disempowered communities foremost in all dealings with countries in which human rights violations occur.
To support the end of colonization and press for resolution of colonial conflicts through the U.N. frame work.
To develop a more distinctive and effective role for the international court of justice in the field of human rights.
To support through the U.N. framework, democratic and economic reforms in countries coming out of totalitarian control.
To promote a culture for educating the citizenry that cultivation and promotion of human rights culture is the sine gua non for the smooth functioning of the organs of a democratic state and for the kind of development that results into overall development of the society.
To train the young men and women for facing the challenges of the pluralistic society and the rising conflicts and tensions in the name of particularistic loyalties to caste, religion and culture.
To study the effects of draconian laws and unlawful use of state’s machinery and force by the enforcement agencies.
To prepare case studies on the rising custodial deaths, killings, encounters and related issues for ensuring that human rights education must address the need of evolving new structures of knowledge and accountability to impart new skills and sensitivities amongst holder’s of state power so as to make them more responsive to the culture of human rights and values of democracy.
To help stop legal social and economic discrimination against women and their exploitation in defferent ways.
To promote human rights education as a catalyst in bringing out attitudinal and social change among the management of fire works, glass, stone crushing and related industries for reducing the prevalence of child labour in these and other hazardous industries to zero.
To create an environment as well as an understanding that human rights can easily become vulnerable to abuse of various structures and processes of power.
To ensure comprehensiveness and incorporation of national, regional and international perspectives related to human rights.
To study the philosophical and cultural basis and historical perspective on human rights.
To examine the inter-dependence of and linkages between human rights and democracy, pluralism, development, ecological balance, peace and harmony at the national and international levels.
To study the historical context, colonialism and post colonialism, post Independence national development , protection regime especially for the weak and marginalised groups including minorities and for women and children.
To study and prepare reports on the violation of human rights by the state and its agencies – the police and criminal Justice system inconsistence wih human rights norms.
To suggest action for violation of rights by armed political groups and terrorists.
To work against intra – social violation of rights of the poor and weak by the dominant groups.
To effectively work for reducing gender inequalities, exploitations and injustices.
To provide legal aid and advice for the indigent and weaker sections of the society.
To work in close co-operation with national human rights commission and other statutory commission on women, minorities, SC and ST and linguistic minorities, NGOs and media organizations for promoting human rights education.
To study the texts, treaties, arrangements and structures innovated by the international community in the post world war period for the protection of human rights, effect of world war on the status and functioning of various and institutions and structures organized for promotion and protection of human rights.
To prmote the role of developing socities vis-a-as human rights.
To study the causes of success and failure of institntion like UN and its specialised bodies like UNHCR, UNHCHR, UNESCO, WHO, ILO vis–a-vis human rights.
To collect data related to the existing educational and training facilities in the areas of human rights and civil liberties in different parts of the world in general and the developing countries in particular for designing a need based Bachelor’s, Master’s and doctoral programmes in human rights and civil liberties.
To aid in organiging conferences, seminars, meetings, discussions, debates, study courses, collection of statistics, exhibitions, shows, tour trips etc.
To publish books, encyclopaedias, monographs, journals and directories on human rights.