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Posted On: 6 December 2008 01:31 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:09 pm

Doha to host first Arab human rights meeting

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The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) and the Arab League will jointly organise the 1st Arab Conference on Human Rights, beginning here on December 14. The two-day event is being held under the patronage of the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, H E Sheikh Hamad bin Jassem bin Jabor Al Thani. Dr Ali bin Simaikh Al Mari, NHRC’s Secretary-General, stated that the conference is being held within the framework of celebrations marking the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which falls on December 10. The celebration will be attended, among others, by Arab ministers.