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Mrs. Amina Bouayach co-chairs GANHRI Bureau meeting in Copenhagen

Mrs. Amina Bouayach, Chairperson of the National Human Rights Council (CNDH), co-chaired the Bureau meeting of the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI), held on Sunday 5 November 2023, in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Bureau Members, including the Chair, Secretary, Regional Chairpersons, representatives of the GANHRI Head Office, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), met to discuss important developments impacting human rights, including complex challenges facing National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in different regions.

Stakeholders reviewed progress made in implementing activities and discussed future actions that will drive GANHRI’s work in support of NHRIs.

Bureau members discussed strategic priorities for the coming year and received updates from GANHRI’s Sub-Committee on Accreditation (SCA), the four regional networks, their partners, the Finance Committee, and their working groups.

This meeting preceded the 14th International Conference of NHRIs focusing on the role of NHRIs in addressing torture and other forms of ill-treatment, taking place from 6 to 8 November 2023 in Copenhagen, Denmark.