Strengthening the role of Parliamentarians in the promotion and protection of human rights, Seychelles, March, 2014


Objectives

The objectives of the seminar were to:

- provide up to date information on regional and international human rights protection mechanisms and standards and their application in the region;
- promote discussion on experiences, issues and good practices relating to human rights ratification, reporting and implementation;
- strengthening the capacity of Parliamentarians to assist in the effective and sustainable implementation of accepted Universal Periodic Review recommendations;
- discuss key human rights issues relevant to the region and take a practical approach to building parliamentarians’ capacity to address them; and
- encourage greater interaction and cooperation between parliamentarians in the region and their involvement in regional and international human rights protection mechanisms.

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