Lecture on Human Rights at al Isra’a University

The Awareness and Empowerment Unit at (JNCHR) organized a lecture on Human Rights. The said event took place al Isra’a University on May 16,2013 and was presented by Lawyer Nahla al Momani .

The workshop was attended by a wide cross section of students from the Faculty of Law as well as from other specialties. The lecture aimed to familiarize the participants with the notion of human rights, its basic Principles, its sources and the historical evolution of human rights, its developments, and its generations. The lecturer also, provided an overview over the human rights situation in the Kingdom, especially, the situation of the right to freedom of expression, the right to education and women’s rights in law and in practice.

During the lecture, the participants discussed a number of human rights related issues.

In conclusion, it was stressed on the importance of maintaining and reinforcing the cooperation and synergy between JNCHR and al Isra’ a University to ensure the dissemination of human rights principles among universities’ student.