Jordan conducts consultations on human rights

Director of the human rights unit at the Prime Minister's Office, Khalil Al-Abdallat. (File photo: Jordan News)
AAMMAN Khalil Al-Abdallat, director of the human rights unit at the Prime Minister's Office, stated during a consultative meeting on Tuesday, September 5, with the “Al-Hayat Center – Rased” that conducting national consultations in the mechanism of the fourth Universal Periodic Review of Human Rights enhances the role of civil society institutions and realizes the royal vision in the reform system.اضافة اعلان

Abdallat praised the "Rased" initiative in holding the meeting in Irbid Governorate, as it contributes to the development of the human rights system at the local, regional, and international levels, Jordan News Agency, Petra reported.

Cooperative approachAbdullah Al-Ghuwairy, representing "Rased," emphasized the importance of cooperation and collaboration between civil society institutions, stakeholders, government entities, and the role of the Human Rights Unit at the Prime Minister's Office in conducting these purposeful consultations to enhance and improve the human rights situation.

Ghuwairy stressed the need to prioritize in the upcoming stage in order to formulate a comprehensive vision that would enable the implementation of the recommendations that will be presented to Jordan during the next Universal Periodic Review, scheduled to be held in early 2024.

Deputy Amal Al-Shaqran affirmed that the Women's Committee in the House of Representatives plays an important role in promoting human rights by focusing on women's and family issues, working to improve their situation, and enhancing their participation in various aspects of social, economic, and political life.

Deputy Mohammed Al-Shatnawi emphasized the importance of the royal directives that urge development and reform in the economic and political life in Jordan, which is reflected in the development of laws and policies to align with international human rights standards.

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