The National Plan for Human Rights in Iraq was launched on Thursday, May 6, 2021, to implement the recommendations made to the Iraqi delegation after reading the report of the universal periodic review of the reality of human rights in Iraq between 2014 and 2019, which amounted to 300 recommendations and included bodies and Many rights and freedoms.
The Minister of Justice in the Federal Government, Judge Salar Abdul Sattar, and Dr. Dindar Zebari, Coordinator of International Recommendations in the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq both attend personally and the conference was under their supervision.
The conference has been organized in partnership between the two governments (federal and regional government) and Iraqi and Kurdish civil society and with funding from non-governmental organizations (PAO, JNP Iraq, Al-Amal Association, PFO, the alliance of Iraqi minorities, RID, NPA, Metro Center for the Defense of Journalists, also attendance of the Human Rights Office of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).
In addition to the announcement of the launch of the National Plan for Human Rights, the conference proceedings had a word for each of the attendance:
1- Mrs. Hanaa Adwar, the head of the Iraqi Al-Amal Association / on behalf of the civil society in Iraq.
2- The Minister of Justice in the Federal Government, Judge Salar Abdul Sattar / on behalf of the Iraqi government.
3- Dr. Dindar Zebari, Coordinator of International Recommendations in the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq / on behalf of the Regional Government.
4- Mrs. Khanim Rahim / Adviser to the President of the Republic for Women’s Affairs.
5- Dr. Basma Muhammad / from the High Commission for Human Rights in Iraq.
6- Mr. Dia Boutros, Chairman of the Independent Commission for Human Rights in the Kurdistan Region.
7- Dr. Muhammad Turki Abbas / Director of the Human Rights Office at the Ministry of Justice.
The reveling of the national plan and the mechanisms for distributing roles among the concerned authorities to work on international recommendations been by broadcasting through a media conference been organized and attended by a number of television channels.
at the end of the conference, it was agreed on the mechanisms of work, and the organizations had their role and word, which focused on expanding the participation of organizations in monitoring the performance of the authorities to work on international recommendations and to disclose the space for all organizations wishing to monitor and evaluate without restrictions or conditions and for their tasks. also, there was an agreement on establishing an electronic website and share it among all the organizations so they could be able to choose the file they want to work on or refuse to participate in monitoring and evaluation.
To download the file of the National human rights Plan Press Here.