Al-Istiqlal Center for Strategic Studies at the University, in cooperation with the Geneva Center for Government of the Security Sector (DCAF), held a training course for the faculty members at the University, in the presence of Dr. Hamdan Taha, the Deputy for Academic Affairs, Dr. Khaled Daher, the Assistant of the Academic Deputy, Dr. Belal Ghanam, the Director of Al-Istiqlal Center, Dr. Essam Abdeen, Specialist in the Criminal Law Sector, and Dr. Iman Radwan, the Program Coordinator of Geneva Center, inside the campus, on Sunday 1st of December 2019.
Prof. Dr. Taha inaugurated the training course entitled “"Security, Human Rights and the Integration of the International Conventions and Standards" for a number of faculty members at the University, by 25 hours for four days, praising the activities of Al-Istiqlal Center on developing the skills of the Academic Staff and promoting the Human Rights in the security sector, thanking Geneva Center for their cooperation with the University.
Furthermore, he said that the General Assembly of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) voted in favor of accepting the "State of Palestine" as a full-fledged state, mentioning that it is the first organization which affiliated with United Nations recognizes full membership of Palestine, which paved the way for a new stage to consecrate the rights of the Palestinians and their cultural and historical symbols and figures with Jerusalem as capital of our independent state.
For her part, Dr. Radwan praised the achievement of promoting the principles of law, especially that Al-Istiqlal University qualifies its students to work in the Palestinian Security Institution.
It is worth mentioning that Al-Istiqlal University organizes a number of activities and training courses in cooperation with the Geneva Center. In addition to the preparation of joint conferences during the next year, to develop and strengthen all aspects of the security sector, and human rights.