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CNDH shares its experiences and expertise with the Libyan NHRI delegation

As part of the reinforcement of its international cooperation with National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs), the National Human Rights Council (CNDH) is organizing a training session for members and officials of the Libyan NHRI, from 23 to 25 March 2021 at the Rabat Institute for Human Rights – Driss Benzekri.

In her statement at the opening session, Mrs. Amina Bouayach, Chairperson of the National Human Rights Council (CNDH), welcomed the positive developments in Libya leading to establish democratic and political institutions. She affirmed that the CNDH is committed to providing support to build the Libyan NHRI. Mrs. Bouayach also added that this training is a forward-looking step to develop and establish structured bilateral cooperation to share experiences on NHRIs and their mandates.

CNDH Chairperson shed light on the importance of these institutions’ actions that contribute to ensuring stability and their role in protecting and promoting human rights. They constitute a bridge between the State institutions and civil society in addressing issues related to human rights.

For his part, Mr. Mohamed Ramadan AlHashimi, Administrative Secretary-General of the Libya NHRI, welcomed the CNDH initiative to support building the Libyan NHRI by strengthening the capacities of its staff and members. He expressed his hope for fruitful cooperation and partnership with the CNDH to support the Libyan institution in the current conditions of his country.

The program of this training focuses mainly on international instruments and mechanisms for the protection of human rights, monitoring and visiting places of deprivation of liberty, handling complaints, monitoring the human rights situation through the media, adapting national legislation to international standards, elaborating reports and memorandums, the process of submitting application and documentation of the accreditation of the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI), in addition to the relationship of NHRIs with Parliament within the framework of the implementation of the Belgrade Principles.