On Tuesday 10 September 2013, the Al Mezan Center for Human Rights incorporation with UNRWA opened a series of training sessions on “Human Rights, International Humanitarian Law (IHL), and Protection Mechanisms”, held at Valencia restaurant in Gaza.
Shirin Al Shobaki, Coordinator of the Training and Mass Communication Unit at Al Mezan, and Mr.
Ibrahim Weshah, Observer of Human Rights at UNRWA, opened the course by welcoming the 20 UNRWA participating teachers.
Al Shobaki thanked UNRWA for its continuous and effective support in implementing such sessions.
She also thanked participants for their participation which contribute in making a success of the session.
Shobaki discussed the importance of understanding the relationship between human rights and IHL for teachers as human rights in now a subject taught at UNRWA schools.
Weshah thanked Al Mezan for its ongoing support in building and developing the capacity of human rights teachers in human rights and IHL through conducting training activities.
He asked Al Mezan to continue its support to human rights teachers in order to disseminate and enhance human rights and IHL culture.
This activity is held as part of the 'Promotion of IHL and ESCR by Education in Gaza,’ project implemented by Al Mezan in cooperation from Diakonia.