News & Activites 31 March 2016
ICHR and Representative Office of Denmark ink cooperation agreement for promotion of human rights
The Independent Commission for Human Rights( ICHR) and the Representative Office of Denmark in Ramallah signed today, Wednesday , November 15, 2017, a partnership agreement to support, protect and promote human rights and disseminate culture of human rights in Palestine. This agreement comes within the framework of facilitating and carrying out joint cooperation programs and work between ICHR and the Danish Institute for Human Rights.
The agreement was signed by ICHR’s General Commissioner Dr. Farseen Shaheen and Ms. Natalia Feinberg, head of Representative Office of Denmark. In attendance were ICHR Director Dr. Ammar Dweik and Mr. Khalid Mansour of the Danish representative office.
According to this agreement, several training programs will be carried out in order to raise ICHR cadre’s level of dealing with citizens’ rights issues, raise awareness of citizens who are subjected to human rights violations, so that they could ask for their rights and lodge complaints with concerned authorities. This will be in addition to human rights public education programs which will target broad cross sections of the Palestinian society.