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December 10 workshop
Within the framework of the European Initiative for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR), and as part of the implementation of the Khiam Rehabilitation Center for Victims of Torture for the “Medical, Social, & Psychological Assistance for Victims of Torture” project funded by the European Union, and on the occasion of the 10th of January, the International Day for Human Rights, Khiam Center is honored to invite you to attend the workshop, held within the preparations for Lebanon’s presentation of its global periodic report about the situation of human rights in Lebanon and its parallel shadow report to be presented to
The Human Rights Council of the United Nations in June 2010:

Towards an efficient participation of the Civil Society
In elaborating the parallel shadow report on human rights in Lebanon
Experts from Jordan and Lebanon and Humanitarian and International Organizations will participate to the workshop

The program of the workshop:
• The Universal Periodic Review, a new human rights mechanism.
• The experience of the civil society organizations in Jordan while preparing for the national review it will be presented by Mr. Kamal Al-mashrkiek from the human rights institute in Geneva.
• The Lebanese Civil society and its role in the preparation process (open discussion).

Time: December 10, 2009 from 10 o’clock a.m. till 1.30 p.m.
Place: Jeffinor Rotana Hotel/Hamra.
We are looking forward towards your participation and confirmation before 15/11/2009