Dr. Al-Marri chairs the Supreme Preparatory Committee meeting in Tunisia
Dr. Al-Marri: The conference falls in with the strategy of the National Human Rights Committee in the promotion of human rights in the region
The Conference’s higher preparatory committee held a meeting at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Arab Interior Ministers Council in Tunisia which was chaired by the chairman of Qatar National Human Rights Committee (NHRC), Dr. Ali Al Marri together with representatives of the General Secretariat, the UN High Commission for Human Rights, the Arab League and the Arab Network of National Institutions for Human Rights attending as partners in organizing the Conference.
For the first time, Arab interior ministries, national human rights institutions (NHRIs), human rights organizations and non-governmental human rights organizations will meet together to discuss security and human rights issues and constraints in the march of human rights and review the Arab and international experiences in the field of security and human rights in addition to the most important conventions related to the work of security agencies and human rights organizations.
More than 300 representatives from Arab, regional and international human rights organizations in addition to representatives of European, African and American courts of Human Rights along with representatives of the International Criminal Court, United Nations agencies, Interpol, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ( OSCE), Naif Arab University for Security Sciences and the United Nations Office on drugs and Crime as well as the United Nations Inter-regional Crime and Justice Research Institute will take part in the event.
Dr. Al Marri lauded support and efforts being made by the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani for the success of the conference.
In this context, Al Marri added that the conference is the only one of its kind to be organized by NHRC and hosted by the State of Qatar, pointing out that the government of the state of Qatar under the wise leadership of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, has extended its rapid response to support of the humanity dignity.
Dr. Al-Marri referred to the value of the partnership between the NHRC, Ministry of Interior in the process of promoting and spreading the culture of respect for human rights at the local, regional and international levels through courses on strengthening the capacity of all security services organized by the NHRC in cooperation with Ministry of the Interior.
On the sidelines of the preparatory committee meeting , The NHRC chairman Dr. Ali Al Marri met with Secretary General of the Arab Interior Ministers Council Dr. Mohammed bin Ali Kuman. Both sides discussed the latest developments and arrangements for the international conference on the challenges of security and human rights in the Arab region.