Doha: Millennium Hotel: (6/7/2008): NHRC and Yemen’s Human Rights Information Training Centre (HRITC) are jointly organizing a session on The Programme for Human Rights Activists in The Arabian Peninsula and the Gulf States. The session opened at the Millennium Hotel this morning and will last to Thursday on 10th July 2008.
The programme of the session includes topics relating to human rights including the philosophic and historic background of the development of the Human Rights movement. In this context technical and legal terms of reference will be discussed as well as UN functional bodies and organizations.
The programme will seek to clearly define Civil and Political Rights and the mechanisms related to implementing them in the light of International Convention Against Torture.
The programme will also stress the importance of peaceful settlement of disputes through dialogue and other democratic procedures.
NHRC has recently organized a series of programs and workshops in the context of on-going efforts to consolidate and promote a culture of human rights and dissemination.
NHRC and HRITC have recently organized at the Millennium Hotel a 9-day session on training trainers in the field of promoting Human Rights Awareness.