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NIHR participates in APF conference

New Delhi, Sept. 23 (BNA): The National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) participated in the annual meeting and biennial conference of the Asia-Pacific Forum (APF), which is organised in cooperation with the National Human Rights Commission of India under the patronage of Droupadi Murmu, President of India. Ali Ahmed Al-Derazi, NIHR Chairman, and Chancellor Yasser Ghanim Shaheen, Secretary-General of the NIHR led the Bahraini delegation. The NIHR delegation participated in the 28th annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Forum, where the forum’s performance report was reviewed during the period from June 2022 to June 2023, and the report on gender objectives in national institutions. The financial report was approved, and the accreditation classification of the members of the Forum was also approved during this period. At the meeting, a member was elected to the APF Governance Committee. The NIHR delegation also participated in the APF dialogue with civil society institutions, which was held on the sidelines of the annual conference, and aimed to discuss ways to activate cooperation, the mechanism of future work, the challenges facing human rights work, and the proposed solutions.