The National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) held a workshop entitled “Dialogue with Youth on the Concepts and Challenges of Implementing Human Rights” on Tuesday, September 9, 2023, at its headquarters in the Fifth Settlement, in cooperation with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, within the framework of the project “Supporting efforts made to enhance political participation and democratic mechanisms in Egypt”, in partnership with the Swiss Embassy in Egypt.
The workshop was launced by Professor Ghada Hammam, member of NCHR and Chairman of the Committee on Civil and Political Rights, Professor Mohamed Anwar Sadat, member of NCHR, Dr. Magdy Abdel Hamid, director of the project, and Dr. Howaida Al-Shahed, head of the Human Rights Unit at the Ministry of Youth and Sports.
The workshop covered the following topics:
• The emergence of human rights, the beginning of awareness of them, and their historical development.
• The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and international human rights conventions.
• A panel discussion on the “National Human Rights Strategy.”
• A research competition on “the axes of human rights as stated in the Convention.”