Qatar is a party to seven fundamental human rights conventions: NHRC

HE the Secretary General of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) Sultan bin Hassan al-Jamali pointed out that Qatar has become a party to seven of the nine fundamental human rights conventions in addition to its accession to many numerous international human rights conventions endorsed by the United Nations and various international organizations. HE the Secretary General of the CNDH took part in the opening of an introductory workshop organized by the Oman Human Rights Commission on the international human rights conventions ratified by Oman.

In his intervention entitled “The National Human Rights Committee and international human rights conventions: experience and expertise”, HE the Secretary General of the CNDH stated that the National Human Rights Committee has accumulated experience and expertise in everything related to the ratification of human rights conventions. and monitoring the implementation of their provisions.
He noted that the experiences of the NHRC can be summarized in three important points: the strengthening of the technical and organizational capacities of the NHRC with regard to relations with the international human rights system; transfer these capacities and expertise to governmental, national and non-governmental bodies through courses, forums and seminars on human rights conventions; as well as the development of processes for the harmonization of legislation and the application of the provisions of the agreements of the judiciary.
He added that the CNDH was keen to maintain communication with government agencies regarding the review and amendment of national legislation in accordance with international conventions. On the other hand, HE the Secretary General of the CNDH noted that the commission devoted in its annual reports a chapter under the title “Developments at the level of national legislation and international conventions”, which deals with the analysis of laws , decrees and ministerial decisions, and decides on their compatibility with international human rights standards.
At the same time, the committee submits parallel reports to international human rights bodies, develops a roadmap to implement its recommendations and disseminates them to all stakeholders, and formulates awareness-raising, education and formation around them. In conclusion, HE the Secretary General of the CNDH commended the cumulative human rights achievements made by Oman and its leadership in the field of the promotion and protection of human rights, as well as its involvement positive change in the international human rights system, the most recent of which is the ratification of international human rights conventions, the subject of concern at this event. (QNA)


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