Ambassador Dr. Moushira Khattab, President of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), met with the faculty, staff and students of the National E-Learning University in an open dialogue on the National Strategy for Human Rights. The National E-learning University was organized under the chairmanship of Prof. Dr. Hisham Abdel Salam.
At the beginning of the meeting, the President of the University welcomed Ambassador Moushira Khattab, praising the efforts she made in the various positions she held, and appreciated her keenness to be with university students and its impact on introducing students to all the events taking place around them on the global, regional and local scenes.
During his speech, Abdel Salam affirmed what was stated in the President's speech on the sidelines of the Climate Conference on the Egyptian state's commitment to all human rights-related covenants, which resulted in the launch of the first National Strategy for Human Rights.
Abdel Salam sent a letter of thanks and appreciation to His Excellency President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi for his great support for the higher education system and the interest of the State in expanding the establishment of private universities, making universities national expertise houses that offer all their human capabilities to serve our dear Egypt.
At the beginning of the dialogue, Khattab confirmed that Egypt's hosting of the climate summit represents a historic event, the most important in three decades that witnessed meetings and agreements in an effort to confront the phenomenon of climate change.
She reviewed with the students the axes of the national strategy according to the United Nations system for human rights, which began to be internationally given attention since the formulation and development of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights issued in 1948, which Egypt participated in drafting in the aftermath of World War II after human suffering that claimed millions of lives, and primarily targeted the first is respect for human dignity and the principle of equality and non-discrimination for all human beings, everywhere, and under no pretence.
Khattab added that each individual must know his rights as well as the corresponding duties in order to bring out to us youth with awareness who understand the issues of his society and work to find solutions to them and contribute to the building and renaissance of his society.
Khattab explained that the launch of the National Human Rights Strategy, in the presence of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, represents a qualitative transfer of the human rights movement, given the state's commitment to human rights. A letter that we are working to implement the National Human Rights Strategy, through cooperation and coordination with all relevant institutions and authorities, including universities and educational institutions.
It is worth noting that the open dialogue was broadcast via video conference technology to the university's academic branches spread across the Republic, where the meeting was attended by 70 students in Cairo, 240 students in Assiut, in addition to about 410 students in other academic branches.
This meeting comes within the activities of the National Council for Human Rights by holding dialogue and discussion meetings with university students to introduce the national strategy for human rights. The President of the Council had previously met with students of Sohag, Ain Shams and New Giza University.