Islamabad,Feburary 25, 2015: The National Consultation on Human Rights Policy Framework for the country,held in Islamabad on Feb 24-25 2015,has called uponthe need for finalizing the proposed National Human Rights Policy to be enacted in the country.
The Consultation is hosted by the Ministry of Law,Justice & Human Rights (MoLJ& HR)in collaboration with Strengthening Participatory Organization (SPO). The event was attended by the senior Govt officials, civil society and other stakeholders from all over the country.During the Consultation, thegroups were assigned specific policy issues to be discussed in groups and to come up with policy recommendations. The participants presented their recommendations under the following five thematic areas:
- Policy, Legal and Insitutional Interventions
- Implementing Key Human Rights Priorities
- Cross Cutting Intervntions for Protection of Human Rights
- International/UN Treaty Implementation
- Implementation and Monitoring Mechanisms
SPO organized a stakeholders meeting on “Human Development Situation in Khushab” on 16th February 2015 at Pak Continental Hotel Jauharabad, Khushab. The meeting was attended by district stakeholders and civil society organizations, and was chaired by Mr. Naseer Memon, Chief Executive-SPO.
The meeting’s key agenda was to share indicators of human developments with key stakeholders of Khushab. Participants from civil society and district government in this discussion included Dr. Asif Qazi, District Health Officer, Mr. Naseer Ahmad Karbali, District Population Officer M. Husain Rana, Assistant Commissioner, Malik Ansar Hayat, President District Bar, Professor Khalid Jilani Tiwana, Mr. Imtiaz Ahmad, District Officer Social Welfare, Ms. Umme Ayman, Women Crisis Center, Mr. Malik Azam, Ex-MPA and Mr. Arshad Mehmood, District Chairman Zakat & Ushar Committee and Chairman Aawaz.
To strengthen and support community organizations and public interest institutions of Pakistan for the benefit of poor and disadvantaged sections of society for sustainable development through a participatory approach.
A democratic, socially just and tolerant society guided by participatory principles, which realizes the full potential of its people and their aspirations for sustainable and self reliant development.