Activities & Updates:


IF Cooperates with the Ministry of Environment and the World Health Organization to SpreadHuman Rights Education across Iraq, May and June, 2007


IF Cooperates with the Ministry of Environment and the World Health Organization to Spread Human Rights Education across Iraq, May and June, 2007


Human Right's Education Workshops, Basra, April 8 -9, 2007


Human Right's Education Workshops, Basra, March 17 -18, 2007


Human Right's Education Workshops, Baghdad, March 4 -5, 2007


Human Right's Education Workshops, Basra, February 10 - 11, 2007


Human Right's Education Workshops, Baghdad, January 10 - 11, 2007


Human Right's Education Workshops for Journalists, Baghdad, December 20, 2006


Human Right's Education Workshops for Ministry of Environment, November 19-20, 2006


Human Right's Education Workshops, Basra, October 28, 2006


Human Right's Education Workshops, Baghdad, October 17, 2006


Human Right's Education Workshops, Baghdad, October 2, 2006


Human Right's Education Workshops, September 24, 2006


Human Right's Education Workshops, June 2006


Human Right's Education Workshop, Baghdad, April 18, 2006


Opening of the Human Right’s Resource Center – December 1, 2005


Human Right's Education Workshiop held in New Human Right's Resource Center in Baghdad


Human Right’s Resource Center


Human Rights Education training in Baghdad, October 3-5, 2005


Human Rights Education training in Karbala, Aug. 23 - 25, 2005


Human Rights Education training in Babel, Press Clipping, Al-Mada Newspaper, Aug. 14, 2005


Human Rights Education training in Diwaynia, July 29, 2005


Human Rights Education training of trainers at Amman , Jordan during June 20-29, 2005

 

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Human Rights Education Workshop

Basra, Iraq
February 10 - 11, 2007

The Iraq Foundation (IF) held a human rights education workshop in Basra, Iraq from the 10th-11th, February, 2007 for 19 Iraqis from different walks of life. The participants included civil servants working with the local government and local ministries in Basra and civil society actors. The first day of the workshop started with a presentation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Following the presentation, the participants were divided into three working groups and asked to identify rights that are being violated in Iraq at the present time, as well as propose solutions that could help address such problems. Discussion around the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of human rights and the situation of rights in Iraq continued on the second day. Other UN conventions and the importance of understanding and respecting the concept of citizenship were among the issues that were also discussed during the second day. Participants were asked to express their opinion about a number of rights included in the Iraqi constitution and the Universal Declaration. Some 50 percent supported the rights of Iraqis to hold more than one citizenship, 60 percent supported the right of the Iraqi mother to pass her citizenship to her children, 80 percent were in favor of equality among women and men, and 100 percent were in favor of freedom of expression and speech.

 
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