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Arab-European Human Rights Dialogue

The Arab-European Human Rights Dialogue is a network of Arab and European National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) comprising 20 member organizations and observer member organizations; 14 NHRIs as member organizations, seven of which are coming from the Arab World and seven others are coming from Europe, in addition to two European Equality Bodies, two Research Institutions, two EU institutions, two UN agencies and the Euro Mediterranean Human Rights Network.

The Arab- European Human Rights Dialogue is process designed to foster and promote understanding between Europe and the Arab world. The strategy to reach to this objective is to create a process, which fosters the mutual development of NHRIs across the Arab and European regions, building human rights capacity through partnerships and cooperation on common cross relevant human rights issues.

The AEHRD has so far organized five High-Level meetings and a number of working group meetings to discuss human rights issues and concerns ranging from access to information, counterterrorism measures, discrimination, migration and women’s rights and gender equality.

The dialogue themes:

-          Human Rights and counterterrorism

-          Discrimination and Human Rights

-          Migration and Migrant Workers

-          Women's rights and gender equality

-          Torture and the rule of law

-          Public Participation

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