Delegation from DCMF visits UN Center for Human Rights in Doha

Delegation from DCMF visits UN Center for Human Rights in Doha

A delegation from Doha Center for Media Freedom (DCMF) visited the headquarters of the United Nations Center for Human Rights Training and Documentation for South-West Asia and the Arab Region on Thursday.
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A delegation from Doha Center for Media Freedom (DCMF) on behalf of Mr. Abdulrahman Nasser Al-Obaidan, Executive Committee Member and Acting Director General of DCMF, visited the headquarters of the United Nations Center for Human Rights Training and Documentation for  South-West Asia and the Arab Region on Thursday.

The delegation was received by Mr. George Abu Al-Zulof, Head of the centre.

The two parties discussed areas of cooperation especially in terms of training, specialized training programs in journalism, addressing hate speech in the media and providing capacity building for local and international journalists to enhance their professional skills.

DCMF delegation praised the role of the UN Centre in advocating human rights and thanked its management for the warm welcome.

The delegation also stressed the importance of the meeting, which presents an opportunity for consultation and discussion to activate cooperation and partnership between the two parties and help achieve their common goals.

On his part, Mr. Abu Al Zulof expressed his appreciation for the visit, praising the role played by DCMF to promote press freedom, support journalists and provide them with needed capacity building.

Abu Al Zulof also highlighted the common goals between the two centres which makes it necessary to work together in many fields, pointing out that there are great opportunities for joint action between the two parties to promote press freedom.

The two parties agreed to keep communication channels open in order to find the best ways to support media discourse, especially under the current circumstances.

Source: DCMF

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