Samarkand hosted Global forum on "Education in the field of human rights"
07 December 2022
On 5-6 December, 2022, the Global Forum on "Education in the field of human rights" was be held in Samarkand. The initiative to hold this international forum was put forward by the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan at the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly and the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council.
More than 120 international human rights education experts from different countries, state authorities, international and regional organizations, specialized educational institutions, representatives of non-governmental non-profit organizations and civil society organizations attended the global forum.
The Global Forum was dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Declaration on Education and Training in the field of Human Rights and aimed to summarize the intermediate results of the implementation of the UN Declaration on Human Rights Education and the UN World Education Programme on Human Rights Education.
The forum was organized by the National Human Rights Center of the Republic of Uzbekistan together with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Regional Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights for Central Asia, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), UNICEF, OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, Office of the Coordinator of OSCE Projects in Uzbekistan, the Council of Europe and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation.
Forum participants also adopted the final document on human rights education.