May, 2024

Bahrain to host international conference on Arab Court for Human Rights

king_1418MANAMA—An International conference on the Arab Court for Human Rights will kick off tomorrow(May 25th) under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

President of the National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) Dr. Abdulaziz Abul said the two-day conference will attract 235 participants from Bahrain and abroad. He added NIHR has completed all preparations to receive the participating delegations.

Speaking to Al-Watan newspaper, he said the conference will bring together 135 delegations from international human rights organisations as well as around 100 people from Bahrain . He added that participants in the major event are renowned figures in the human rights field as well as in the judiciary.

The results of deliberations and the conference’s recommendations will be presented on Monday, he pointed out, adding that discussions will focus on comparing tribunal systems and successful judicial experiences as well as spotlighting the advantages and disadvantages of the current systems in the Arab countries.

He said the conference will also review the steps taken to set up the Aran Court for Human Rights , the Arab League reforms in the human rights field and the role of the UN High Commission for Human Rights and the Arab Parliament in ensuring success of the Arab Court for Human Rights.

The event will also feature several workshops on the visions of the human rights organisations on the court’s by-laws and other related issues.

The conference is organised by the Arab League, the Arab Parliament, the Arabic Network for Human Rights, Qatar ’s National Committee for Human Rights and NIHR.-BNA

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