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Jordan: NCHR to share expertise with Iraqi rights body

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The National Centre for Human Rights, the Iraq High Commission for Human Rights and the Kurdistan Independent Human Rights Commission collaborate.


The National Centre for Human Rights (NCHR), the Iraq High Commission for Human Rights and the Kurdistan Independent Human Rights Commission have agreed to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate and exchange expertise.

The agreement was made during a workshop in Amman organised by the NCHR in cooperation with the United Nations Development Fund for the staff of the two commissions.

The five-day workshop discussed the expertise of the NCHR and the obstacles it faces, as well as ways to spread a culture of human rights.

It also reviewed relations with international organisations concerned with human rights and the role of the NCHR in coordinating among the Arab human rights institutions.

Date: 16 October 2014

Source: Petra News Agency


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