NHRC concludes training course
27 Sep 2016 - 2:46
DOHA: Qatar National Human Right Committee (NHRC) yesterday concluded a training course on national mechanisms for protecting human rights.
The two-day workshop was attended by 33 members from NGOs which are voluntary groups and non-profit organisations managed by citizens at local or international basis.
It aimed at building capacities of the members and raising awareness about safeguards to ensure respect for fundamental rights of man and freedom.
The programme covered two major aspects in six sessions. The first was about the procedures or measures usually taken at the level of the state and the second was on means of protection at international level. The programme dealt with topics concerning general outlook of national mechanisms for protection of human rights, the role of national institutions in promoting and protecting human rights with a focus on NHRC and NGOs and an overview of international means and measures for protection of human rights. Dr. Abdulaziz Al Meghaiseeb, Member of NHRC, concluded the workshop and presented the participants with certificates.