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The meeting of the executive heads of Arab Network for National Human Rights Institutions  

On November 5, 2020, OHRC chairman Sheikh Abdullah bin Shuwain Al Hosni, led the OHRC delegation at the meeting of the executive heads of Arab national human rights institutions held by the Arab Network of National Human Rights Institutions via Zoom. The meeting reviewed decisions of the Network’s Executive Committee, recommendations of the General Assembly, discussed the human implications of …

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published a book titled, “Mechanisms for the Protection of Human Rights at the Regional Level”

In cooperation with OHRC, the researcher, Dr Mohammad bin Abdullah bin Ismail Al Fazari, published a book titled, “Mechanisms for the Protection of Human Rights at the Regional Level” as part of his Ph.D thesis on public law. The collaboration was part of OHRC’s support to researchers in the field of human rights. The book reviews regional mechanisms for the …

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Asia Pacific Forum Meeting

OHRC participated in the 25th annual meeting of the Asia Pacific Forum conducted via video conferencing on September 9, 2020, with the participation of forum members, representatives of civil society, the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions, and international human rights experts. Participants discussed how human rights bodies were dealing with challenges brought upon by the COVID-19 pandemic. Elections …

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Samarkand Forum for Human Rights

OHRC participated in the Samarkand Web Forum: Global Solidarity, Sustainable Development and Human Rights, organized by the National Center for Human Rights in the Republic of Uzbekistan. The forum was held as part of the UN75 initiative to discuss the important and positive role of the youth in sustainable development, preventing crises, ensuring gender equality, realizing human rights and building …

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OHRC published the book, “The Man in the Thought of the Sultan”

In January 2020, OHRC published the book, “The Man in the Thought of the Sultan”, in recognition of the numerous achievements made by the architect of our nation its Renaissance, the Late Sultan Qaboos bin Said – may Allah rest his soul in paradise – who devoted most of his thought and effort to serve mankind and humanity. The book …

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Conference on the Role of the Media in Enhancing the Integrity and Credibility of the Electoral Process

An OHRC  delegation participated in this regional conference which discussed the media’s role in highlighting the integrity and credibility of the electoral process. The conference was held in Nouakchott on March 5, 6, 2020. OHRC presented a scientific paper on the definition and limits of freedom of opinion and expression, via electronic communication platforms. The paper covered the positive side …

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Muscat International Book Fair

OHRC participated in the Muscat International Book Fair 2020 through a kiosk where it highlighted its mission, vision, mandates, relationship with regional and international organizations, the means for submitting communications, and its role in responding to human rights issues about the Sultanate raised by foreign organizations and governments. OHRC’s awareness brochures and handouts played a vital role in educating the …

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Social Media Conference in Doha

OHRC participated in an international conference on social media held under the theme “Challenges and Ways to Support Freedoms and Protect Activists,” The conference hosted by Qatar’s National Committee for Human Rights on February 16, 17, 2020, saw the participation of more than 300 international organizations and universities, think tank,  in addition to a strong and qualitative participation of journalists’ …

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Workshop to combat human trafficking in Cairo

A working team from OHRC participated in a workshop on national and regional efforts against human trafficking hosted by Arab League in Cairo, Egypt, from February 9 to 13, 2020. The workshop saw wide participation from national human rights institutions, civil society organizations, regional organizations and international bodies, the Arab League, and United Nations agencies concerned with combating human trafficking. …

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The regional workshop on disseminating human rights a culture in the context of sustainable development in Marrakech

As part of the framework of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG), an OHRC delegation participated in the two-day (February 4, 5, 2020) regional workshop on promoting the culture of human rights. The workshop was organized by the Arab Network for National Human Rights Institutions in cooperation with the National Council, in the Kingdom of Morocco. It discussed the …

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