KARACHI: More than 20 government officials received a two-day training on the “Pakistan International Human Rights Reporting Obligation” organized by the EU-funded ‘Promotion of Human Rights in Pakistan (Huqooq-e-Pakistan)’ Project. The training was held at the Sindh Scout Headquarters, Karachi.
The training session was opened by the Secretary for Human Rights Sindh Parvez Ahmed Seehar and aims to increase the technical and operational capacity of the officials of the Sindh Human Rights Department and the Sindh Treaty Implementation Cell in reporting and implementing Pakistan’s international human rights commitments. Training modules and manuals were designed and delivered under the leadership of Executive Director HeP Ali Dayan Hasan.
Sindh HR Secretary Seehar praised the efforts made by the Huqooq-e-Pakistan project in developing a leading human rights training and capacity building program for Pakistan. He stated that this training would assist in equipping the department with the necessary prerequisite information in fulfilling their mandate with regard to international human rights reporting.
Seehar also announced that the Sindh Government, with its leading department, would develop the first provincial human rights policy of Sindh in collaboration with the HeP. HeP Executive Director Ali Dayan Hasan stated that the training program will ensure that the training reflects Pakistani realities and perspectives, including differences in the provincial context.