Al-Magd Org. launches its human rights executive plan [Archives:2003/677/Local News]

October 16 2003

Sana’a, Oct. 14_ Under the auspices of Human Rights Minister, Mrs. Amat Al-Aleem Assoswah, the Al-Magd Organization for Democratic Awareness, Development & Human Rights officially launched Wednesday its executive plan for the second half of 2003.
In this regard, the first training course on the Philosophical and Cultural Background for Human Rights, International Law on Human Rights, Woman’s Rights Agreements, and the International Mechanism was held in Sana’a on October 15 and concluded its activities today, October, 16 at the National Institute for Administrative Sciences.
Mr. Nabeel Ali Al-Hajj, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the establishment indicated that the course aimed basically at qualifying trainees in capacity building and promoting their scientific and practical skills in democratic fields and human rights. “This will enable our democratic organization to perform its role fully in disseminating notions of democracy and human rights,” Mr. Al-Hajj remarked.
The training course training staff included a number of prominent academicians, democracy and human rights activists.
The training course has coincided with the Yemeni national anniversaries September and October revolutions.
The first training course is considered to be the mainstay of strategic work for the Al-Majd Organization in order to implement its plan during the second half of 2003.
The organization is due to provide training and qualifying centers as well as providing micro-handicraft industries which will in turn help the poor to improve their living standards in order to achieve economical and social stability towards achieving a sustainable human development.
The inaugural ceremony was attended by governmental and non-governmental representatives, media representatives, social dignitaries, members of the parliament and Shura council and a host of others.