First Customized Training Course on UN Human Rights Mechanisms

Miloon Khotari, human rights experts, during the training course on UN human rights mechanisms Miloon Khotari, human rights experts, during the training course on UN human rights mechanisms

During one week, ten Chinese, Indonesian, Vietnamese, and Iranian university teachers and scholars deepened their knowledge and expertise of UN human rights mechanisms during a customized training course co-organized with the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights of the University of Oslo.

Insights Into the Work of UN Human Rights Mechanisms

Participants had the opportunity, via lectures by experts, interactive exercises, and direct observation of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process and the work of UN treaty bodies, to familiarize themselves with the UN human rights machinery.

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