Training Manual on International Human Rights Mechanisms

The government, as a member of the United Nations, is committed to the values ​​of the world organization and is continuously linked to the treaty and numerous UN conventions on human rights, but unfortunately as reported, these values to UN human rights structures has seen a lot ​​ challenges and difficulties. At the same time, Afghanistan government has seen the greatest transgressions of human rights in particular in the past thirty years. Lack of awareness of international human rights mechanisms and structures have been the cause for the victims of human rights violations to be unable to raise their voices about their legal difficulties outside the boundaries of Afghanistan and to the international organizations.

Civil Society Institute and the Afghan Human Rights believes that the “Training Manual on International Human Rights Mechanisms “, provides the groundwork for the structure and working methods of the international human rights system. For the development of this handbook, the Civil Society and Human Rights Network, held a consultative meeting with their member organizations. In this meeting, the basic training program about the determinants of international human rights organization, were offered to member organizations. Then members of civil society and human rights organizations, identified the structure of the handbook and discuss the main components that need to be addressed in this handbook. In this meeting, the working group presented the first draft manual. Working Group in close cooperation with the Secretariat of the Civil Society and Human Rights Organization and the Danish Human Rights Organization expertise has provided the first draft manual and shared with network’s member organizations. Civil Society Secretariat and the Afghan Human Rights Organization, undertake the coordination of the manual programs. the first draft will be presented in the second consultative meeting of ‘’Training Manual on International Human Rights Mechanisms’’, which is scheduled to be held in January 2013,. In meeting of member organizations, after review of the draft, then passes the manual to be published and teacher training programs, based on the manual for member organizations, will be held in Kabul and the provinces. A group of senior teachers, which involves members of the Working Group, will train the program teachers.

’Training Manual on International Human Rights Mechanisms’’, is sent to the libraries of universities, civil society organizations and government organizations in Kabul and the provinces.

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