CNDH will strengthen cooperation and exchange of experiences with the Turkish side


HE the Secretary General of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC), Sultan bin Hassan al-Jamali, met separately in the Turkish capital, Ankara, with the President of the Council of State (Turkey’s highest administrative court) Zeki Yigit, Chief Ombudsman of Turkey Seref Malkoc, and Deputy Director of Presidential Communications of the Republic of Turkey Cagatay Ozdemir, HE the Speaker of the Turkish Grand National Assembly (Parliament) Hakan Cavusoglu and HE the President of the Institution of Human Rights and Equality of Turkey, Prof.
Muharrem Kilic. During the meetings, which took place on the sidelines of Al-Jamali’s visit to Turkey, they discussed ways to develop training tools and improve the use of skills, expertise , best practices and experiences, and to identify cooperation priorities with regard to the benefit of each party of the programs and activities organized by the other party and framed by memorandums of understanding that support joint action.
Al-Jamali also stressed the need to strengthen cooperation with the ombudsman’s office, spread the culture of human rights among union members, as well as define the rights and role of the ombudsman’s office.
He gave a brief overview of the committee and its tasks, as well as the laws that supported its enactment in the country, indicating that the committee receives grievances and complaints and works with the authorities to resolve them.
It also carries out visits to places of detention and submits recommendations to the government.
He reviewed the efforts of the committee to establish offices for the communities, at its headquarters in Doha, and the great importance of this in building bridges of communication with the different nationalities in Qatar and contributing to the development of relations between them, and community representation.
His Excellency also commended the committee’s role in studying national legislation and making recommendations to ensure its compatibility with international standards, and implementing awareness programs on the culture of human rights, especially for law enforcement workers.
Al-Jamali referred to the most important national legislation recommended by the National Human Rights Committee.
It noted the issuance of Decrees Nos. 40 and 41 of 2018 regarding Qatar’s accession to the two International Covenants on Civil and Political Rights and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, and the establishment of a special committee to study national legislation in the light of ratification. of the two Covenants.
He gave explanations on the Committee for the Settlement of Labor Disputes, which specializes in the settlement of individual disputes arising from the application of the provisions of the Labor Law or the employment contract.
The committee rules on labor disputes within three weeks from the date of the first session to examine the dispute referred to it.


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