Qatar’s National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) and Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission have signed a joint cooperation agreement on the sidelines of the second session of the Arab Ibero-American Dialogue of National Human Rights Institutions, which was held in Baja California, Mexico from June 2-3.
The agreement was signed during the participation of the Chairman of the NHRC Dr. Ali Al Merri in the event.
The two committees said that the main goal of the agreement was to promote and ensure effective and full enjoyment of human rights.
The two parties said that they agreed to implement the agreement and start close cooperation between them in order to contribute to ensuring the development of the democratic system and the protection of human rights.
They also agreed to cooperate in establishing, strengthening national institutions for human rights and protecting human rights around world.
Areas of cooperation under the agreement included joint technical assistance in addressing issues related to the nature of their work, encouraging the exchange of information and experiences on issues related to investigating and studying complaints, and initiating institutional projects that allow the two parties to develop strategies for protecting and promoting human rights on the basis of international mechanisms adopted by each country taking into account the rights and interests of their citizens, especially in matters relating to education and training in fields of human rights and the rights of persons with disabilities in addition to the economic, social and cultural rights of the child.
The two sides also agreed to provide each other with necessary needs and requirements for achieving agreement objectives.