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Friday, 27 April 2018

Human Rights Commissioner stresses the importance of Media Role

Khartoum - (Agencies) Head of the National Commission for Human Rights, Iman Fath Al-Rahman Salim stressed the importance of the role of the media in spreading the culture of human rights in the midst of society and exposing the negative roles of some organizations that violate human rights.
Speaking at the workshop "The role of media in spreading the culture of human rights and communication with the public", which is held here from 23 to 25 April 2018, in cooperation with UNDP and the Canadian Embassy, ??Iman pointed out the great challenges faced by media work in spreading the culture of rights In the light of the revolution of communication and social communication, calling for joint cooperation and the formation of smart partnerships with media organizations, civil society organizations and journalists to spread the culture of human rights in society, calling on the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to a real partnership translated into research and work on the ground.
For his part, UNDP representative, Yousef Ahmed Yousef said that the playing of National Human Rights Commission of its role in laying the foundations of human rights stop external interference in this file, noting that their role is limited to providing assistance to national bodies competent to provide assistance to the needy.