Training course for human rights and international humanitarian law.

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The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) concluded on Sunday 24/11/2019 a training course in the field of human rights and international humanitarian law along with HCCD in Gaza City, whereby 25 volunteer participated, who are graduates from different disciplines. it took place in the training hall of Level Up restaurant in Gaza, between 20-24 / 11/2019, for 3 days continuously, completing 15 hours of training.

The course covered many topics that are relevant to the human rights needs of the target group, including: Introduction to Human Rights, the International Bill of Human Rights with its three components (Universal Declaration of Human Rights, International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and Additional Protocols),  The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), the principle of the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary,  which are fundamental concepts of international humanitarian law.

At the end of the session, the Center organized a closing ceremony for its work with a word from Mr. Abdel Haleem Abu Samra , stating that“This course is part of the long-term efforts of the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) to spread and promote a culture of human rights among graduates and university students in order to raise their legal and human rights awareness, to build a conscious and young generation, who is able to defend his basic rights and freedoms.

At the beginning of his speech, Mr. Mohsen Abu Ramadan, Director of HCCD thanked PCHR’s management for its leading role in promoting the culture of human rights. He stressed the continuation of the relationship and the joint communication between the two centers and the need to develop it in order to serve the community, to form a society that believes in the values ​​of justice, freedom and equality, stressing the need to continue holding such training courses that help in developing theoretical knowledge and equipping them with theoretical and practical skills in human rights, to create real change on the behavior level.

The participants stressed the distinctiveness of the course with its rich topics and the competence of trainers and the diverse and interactive training methods used in the management of the training sessions, which shed light on many important topics they need and enabled them to strengthen and develop their abilities.

At the end of the ceremony, certificates of participation were distributed to the participants.

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