OIC HR body to dis­pose of big agenda

5- day Jed­dah meet

Pakistan Observer - - INTERNATIONAL -

JED­DAH,— The 9th ses­sion of the OIC In­de­pen­dent Per­ma­nent Hu­man Rights Com­mis­sion ( IPHRC) will be held from 01- 05 May, 2016 in Jed­dah. It will be at­tended by all OIC Mem­ber and Ob­server States in­clud­ing their Na­tional Hu­man Rights In­sti­tu­tions ( NHRIs), ex­perts from dif­fer­ent rel­e­vant in­ter­na­tional and re­gional or­ga­ni­za­tions, and se­nior of­fi­cials of the OIC Gen­eral Sec­re­tar­iat and me­dia rep­re­sen­ta­tives.

The Com­mis­sion is ex­pected to hold de­tailed dis­cus­sions on all is­sues on its agenda, in­clud­ing the civil, political, eco­nomic, so­cial and cul­tural rights in OIC Mem­ber States, the hu­man rights vi­o­la­tions Wed­nes­day May, 04 2016. The IPHRC Chair­per­son and the OIC Sec­re­tary Gen­eral will in­au­gu­rate the de­bate which will be at­tended by the Sec­re­tary Gen­eral of the In­ter­na­tional Is­lamic Fiqh Academy and ex­perts from dif­fer­ent rel­e­vant in­ter­na­tional and re­gional or­ga­ni­za­tions as well as rep­re­sen­ta­tives of OIC Mem­ber and Ob­server States in­clud­ing their NHRIs. One of the key ob­jec­tives of the the­matic de­bate would be an­a­lyse the im­pact, rel­e­vance, ef­fi­cacy and ef­fec­tive­ness of the on­go­ing in­ter­na­tional, re­gional and OIC’s own ini­tia­tives for link­ing women em­pow­er­ment with the re­cently adopted

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