7 consultative meetings held for Periodic Review of Human Rights

director of the Human Rights Unit at the Prime Minister's Office, Khalil Al-Abdallat. (File photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — The director of the Human Rights Unit at the Prime Minister's Office, Khalil Al-Abdallat said that Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh assigned the Human Rights Unit to conduct a series of meetings and consultations with national institutions, civil society organizations, and representatives of international and local organizations, stakeholders, and journalists regarding the mechanism of the Universal Periodic Review of Human Rights. اضافة اعلان

Seven consultative meetings were held in various regions, with the participation of approximately 1,000 national figures from civil society organizations, national institutions, and official government agencies.

National efforts
Abdallat highlighted the role of civil society institutions in interacting with the preparation of the Comprehensive National Plan for Human Rights 2016–2025, which is the first strategic document of the Jordanian state aimed at improving the human rights situation. Civil society institutions have evaluated this plan twice, Al-Rai News reported.

Jordan is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, reinforcing its role in promoting these fundamental values. This aligns with His Majesty the King's vision of working towards establishing a true partnership among all stakeholders to advance the human rights agenda and enhance the concept of the rule of law.

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