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The implementation of the international covenant on civil and political rights in the Republic of Tajikistan was discussed in Dushanbe

Dushanbe, 21/02/2019 - 06:58, UNIQUE ID: 190221_3
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Seminar on the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) in Tajikistan was recently held in Dushanbe.

European Union – Tajikistan Civil Society Seminar

The Seminar was conducted by the Center for the Civil and Political Rights Protection (Geneva), Public Foundation "Notabene" and "Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law" in the framework of the project "Monitoring the implementation of human rights obligations", carried out with the financial support of the European Union.

The Seminar was confined to the upcoming review of the Republic of Tajikistan in the UN Human Rights Committee, to familiarize representatives of civil society with the Committee's procedures and the process of developing and presenting the NGO (Shadow) reports.

The Seminar was conducted by specialists of the Center for the Civil and Political Rights Protection (Geneva). The objectives of the training included: to deepen the understanding among CSOs of the ICCPR review process; to maximize the impact of the utilization of review process under ICCPR by national civil society in Tajikistan; to initiate preparation process of joint civil society report in reply to LOI to be submitted to the Human Rights Committee; to identify particular challenges and concerns faced by national civil society in protecting civil and political rights as well as in engaging with UN Human Rights bodies including HR Committee; to develop concrete plan of activities with timeframe for the review.

For more information, please contact: Davlatova Shoira, phone: (+992) 446257611 or email: ichrp.tj@gmail.com.

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