Doha, December 15 (QNA) – The First Arab Human Rights Conference in its closing session here this evening called on the Arab countries to join international and regional pacts on human rights particularly the Arab Charter for human rights as well as to work for supporting dealing with mechanisms of international and regional human rights.
The conference urged the Arab league to approve a draft of the strategic action plan on enhancement and protection of Human rights and follow up its implementation through active and efficient frames.
The conference stressed the need to hold inter-Arab and international dialogue session on the obstacles that prevent activation of positive commitment to the international standards of human rights.
The conference also called for adopting joint national and regional ways between the national authorities, civil society organizations, and the Arab league for promotion, protection and enhancement of Human rights.
The conference urged Arab countries which did not establish national human rights institutions to quickly set up these institutions in accordance with international requirements. The conference called for enhancing a free media role, monitoring of human rights situation and promotion of human rights culture.
The conference called on the Arab league to hold an annual human rights conference and to observe an Arab human rights day on March 16th each year. (QNA)