Today around 30 students from the International Law Department of Tashkent State University of Law participated in “The EU Mini Model 2017”, an interactive role game designed to help students learn about human rights issues. The event was organized by the Delegation of the European Union to Uzbekistan in collaboration with Tashkent State University of Law.
Participants of the game stepped into shoes of diplomats representing EU member states and the Republic of Uzbekistan. Participants discussed cooperation in the field of human rights protection. The goals of the game include promotion of core human rights, development of critical thinking skills, public speaking and negotiation, familiarisation with research methodologies, and a broadened general outlook.
All participants were awarded with certificates, and the winners received special prizes.
Head of the European Union Delegation to Uzbekistan Ambassador Eduards Stiprais noted: "The protection and promotion of human rights is one of the priority activities of the European Union in the Republic of Uzbekistan. We always stand for dialogue of all sides and making platforms for discussion of human rights and freedoms. Today's game is a perfect example of such a platform. Today students have demonstrated excellent knowledge of basic human rights and freedoms, I thank them for this interesting game".
The event was held in the framework of the EU media-campaign in Uzbekistan dedicated to human rights #EU4HumanRights. Following the Model Game the Press briefing was held at the premises of the EU delegation in uzbekistan devoted to the Launch of the Media Campaign.