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Al Shafar Welcomes OHCHR Delegation
  • Tuesday, December 10,2019

Al Shafar Welcomes OHCHR Delegation

Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Shafar, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior met on Tuesday with a delegation from the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), led by Mr. Mohamed Al Nsour, Head of the Middle East and North Africa Division, OHCHR, currently visiting the UAE. The visit coincides with the UAE Ministry of Interior’s celebrations to mark the International Human Rights Day. The meeting was attended by Brigadier Mohammed Ali Al Shehhi, Head of Human Rights Department, along with members of the OHCHR delegation and officers from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Ministry of Interior.

This visit also comes organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, to see the efforts of a number of relevant authorities in the field of promoting and protecting human rights, holding workshops and lectures and conducting field meetings with specialists in this field.

During the meeting, a number of issues of common concern were discussed, enhancing cooperation between the Ministry of Interior and the High Commissioner for Human Rights, and the delegation was briefed on the efforts of the Ministry of Interior in this field.

Al-Shafar affirmed the Ministry of Interior’s keenness to enhance its cooperation with the various United Nations human rights bodies, committees and mechanisms in coordination with the relevant authorities in the country.

The meeting was attended by Brigadier Muhammad Ali Al-Shehhi, Director of the Human Rights Department, members of the delegation of the High Commissioner and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and a number of officers at the Ministry

MOI celebrates the International Human Rights Day on Wednesday in Dubai

the Ministry of Interior celebrates the International Day for Human Rights, as the Human Rights Department of the Ministry is organizing a forum Tomorrow, Wednesday, entitled "Tolerance and Human Rights" at the Union Museum in Dubai,
The forum comes within the framework of the Ministry's efforts to promote and protect human rights and spread culture Concerned among the Ministry’s employees, in a way that enhances the distinguished position of the Ministry of Interior and its leadership role in this field.

Al Shafar , affirmed the ministry’s keenness, , on the participation of the countries of the world in celebrating the anniversary of World Human Rights Day, , as an expression of permanent respect For human rights, promoting and deepening a culture of respect for human rights of its affiliates, and continuing work, cooperation and coordination with all agencies and institutions concerned, in order to reach the best ways and practices to raise the status and status of the state at the regional and global levels, in belief That the fundamental duty of police agencies is to maintain the gains and the achievement of security and public safety and protect lives.

He said that the United Arab Emirates adopted since its inception a comprehensive vision for the advancement of human beings, believing that it is the focus of development and its goal to continue the renaissance and development process witnessed by the state in various fields, and that the state constitution guaranteed equality and justice for people in various fields, pointing to the ministry's keenness to continuously do more From efforts in the field of human rights, implementing its initiatives and programs, enhancing cooperation and exchanging experiences with the competent authorities .

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