The National Human Rights Committee organized a training workshop on human rights concepts and protection mechanisms
Doha: February 7, 2021
In line with the precautionary measures in place to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus Pandemic, a training course on “principles and concepts of human rights and mechanisms for protection” was organized today at the headquarters of the National Human Rights Committee for three weeks, from February 7 to March 4, with the aim of developing, strengthening and building the capabilities of cadres In the National Human Rights committee, raising awareness and knowledge of international and national mechanisms for the protection of human rights.
Mr. Mubarak Muhammad Al-Safran, Director of the Programs and Education Department at the committee, said: This training course comes within the framework of activating the strategic plan of the National Human Rights Committee, which aims to promote and protect human rights and enhance the skills of its cadres, and develop their capabilities, in addition to enhancing their capabilities in preparing reports to be submitted to international human rights organizations, bodies and committees.
Al-Safran noted the workshop will review many topics related to introducing human rights principles and concepts, and international human rights conventions, and national mechanisms for the protection of human rights, and national institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights, as well as the universal periodic review, and the role of treaty bodies in protecting human rights.
Al-Safran said, after the end of the training course, the participants are expected to be able to get acquainted with the various national mechanisms for protecting human rights, understanding the nature of national human rights institutions as one of the most important national mechanisms for protection, in addition to being fully aware of the nature of contractual mechanisms, and its role in protecting and promoting human rights.