16 recommendations at the conclusion of the International Conference on Human Rights

Eh Hussein

The activities of the international conference and the sustainable development plan, organized by the National Council for Human Rights, headed by Ambassador Dr. Moshira Khattab, and with the participation of the Arab Network for National Human Rights Institutions and the National Human Rights Committee in the State of Qatar, were concluded. Qatar, the League of Arab States, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the United Nations Development Program, this evening, Monday, and whose activities started yesterday morning.

The conference organizers issued a number of recommendations as follows:

– Continuing the implementation of the recommendations of the Arab Network Conference held in Sharm El-Sheikh 26-27 June 2030 On the role of national institutions in implementing and following up on the implementation of the sustainable development goals, considering them as part of the recommendations of this conference, and taking them into account in action plans to implement the recommendations of this conference.

– Encouraging national human rights institutions to play An active role at the national level in achieving development goals, especially the goal 16, through partnerships with stakeholders, organizations and civil society in the Arab region in the implementation and follow-up processes, and contributing Effective in the various technical and sectoral committees in order to urge the implementation of the sustainable development goals.

– That development goals be integrated into the strategies of national human rights institutions and their annual reports, and that national institutions work to link the complaints database they receive with Indicators of the sustainable development goals.

– Stakeholders cooperate to create the real political will for effective and governed government departments to address the root causes of challenges that hinder the achievement of the sustainable development goals, and to enhance the space available for civil society to transition to just, peaceful and inclusive societies, Urging governments to enhance the democratic situation, freedom of opinion and expression, and combating and preventing torture. The Arab Plan for Education in the Field of Human Rights adopted by the League of Arab States for the years 2022-2026.

– That the parties participating in the conference seek, Each within his field of competence and The grantee is authorized to work to provide advice and technical support to governments in order to prepare and implement national action plans that take into account emerging issues in the field of human rights, especially with regard to climate change, violent extremism and artificial intelligence.

– Supporting the Palestinian approach to the court The International Criminal Court to implement the principle of accountability and to seek justice that is hidden in Palestine, and to support the investigation committee formed by the United Nations Human Rights Council after the aggression of last May on the Gaza Strip, and to reject the decision of the occupying power to label six Palestinian civil society and human rights institutions with terrorism, and to provide all support It is possible for the Independent Commission for Human Rights in Palestine and Palestinian civil society institutions.

– The Arab Network of National Human Rights Institutions, in partnership with relevant international and regional institutions, can continue to build the capacities of Arab national institutions in the field of implementing and measuring the development agenda 2030 and monitoring progress in its implementation, and facilitating the exchange of experiences among them in this field. sustainable development by reviewing the legislative framework to align it with international human rights standards in response to the goals of sustainable development, thus contributing to the formulation of public policies and analysis of their response to the sustainable development goals, monitoring the extent of the existence of effective institutions, the nature of their performance, providing a human rights vision and building national reports within indicators capable of evaluating Reality.

– Encouraging national institutions to cooperate with the central statistical agencies in their countries and to create memoranda of understanding to provide statistical data of quality and responsive to the indicators of the sustainable development agenda 2030, especially data on vulnerable groups or disadvantaged and at risk of being left behind.

– Encouraging Arab countries to work on updating statistical legislation in line with the changes, developments and emerging issues, especially in the field of development goals, marginalized groups and human rights.

– Encouraging the central statistical bodies in the Arab countries to open up to the private sector, civil society, national human rights institutions and all partners in the process of providing data related to the sustainable development agenda and filling statistical gaps

– National human rights institutions encourage their countries to activate the “Arab Legal and Judicial Cooperation Network in the Field of Combating Terrorism and Organized Crime” as one of the mechanisms under the umbrella of the League of Arab States.

– Encouraging the international and regional partner organizations in the conference to work on building the capacities of the judicial authorities in the optimal use of modern technology in the field of justice and facilitating litigants’ access to justice.

– Urging countries to develop national plans to implement a decision The Security Council 2022 on Women, Security and Peace, and the relevant Security Council resolutions related to women and youth, and the provision of the necessary resources to implement those plans.

– Encouraging national human rights institutions to engage In the mechanisms and arrangements for national reconciliation and transitional justice, when necessary.