Saudi Arabia Working to Integrate Human Rights Into all Its Development Plans and Programs, Vice President of Human Rights Commission Reports

Geneva, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia stressed that many legal and institutional frameworks have been developed in various areas related to human rights, including justice, criminal judiciary, combating corruption and racial discrimination, women and chi...

Geneva, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia stressed that many legal and institutional frameworks have been developed in various areas related to human rights, including justice, criminal judiciary, combating corruption and racial discrimination, women and children, persons with disabilities, older persons and expatriate labors, and to promote regional and international cooperation in the field of human rights, stressing that a national human rights strategy is being drafted, covering more than 100 initiatives of all areas of human rights.

This came in a speech Dr. Nasser bin Rajeh Al-Shahrani, Vice President of Human Rights Commission of the Kingdom, who heads the Saudi delegation to the 59th Session of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), delivered before the meeting.

He said that, under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness the Crown Prince, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is undergoing comprehensive reforms and continuous development within the framework of the implementation of the "Vision of the Kingdom 2030".

Dr. Al-Shahrani pointed to the issuance and amendment of several regulations, citing the anti-trafficking law, protection against abuse, associations and civil institutions system, the list of domestic workers and the like. The procedures of women and the provision of services to them without the consent of any person, as well as the amendment of the judicial system and the system of the Board of Grievances, the Code of Criminal Procedure, the system of legal proceedings and the system of work were conducted to go in line with international standards of human rights.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Arabia Working to Integrate Human Rights Into all Its Development Plans and Programs, Vice President of Human Rights Commission Reports

Geneva, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia stressed that many legal and institutional frameworks have been developed in various areas related to human rights, including justice, criminal judiciary, combating corruption and racial discrimination, women and chi...

Geneva, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia stressed that many legal and institutional frameworks have been developed in various areas related to human rights, including justice, criminal judiciary, combating corruption and racial discrimination, women and children, persons with disabilities, older persons and expatriate labors, and to promote regional and international cooperation in the field of human rights, stressing that a national human rights strategy is being drafted, covering more than 100 initiatives of all areas of human rights.

This came in a speech Dr. Nasser bin Rajeh Al-Shahrani, Vice President of Human Rights Commission of the Kingdom, who heads the Saudi delegation to the 59th Session of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), delivered before the meeting.

He said that, under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness the Crown Prince, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is undergoing comprehensive reforms and continuous development within the framework of the implementation of the "Vision of the Kingdom 2030".

Dr. Al-Shahrani pointed to the issuance and amendment of several regulations, citing the anti-trafficking law, protection against abuse, associations and civil institutions system, the list of domestic workers and the like. The procedures of women and the provision of services to them without the consent of any person, as well as the amendment of the judicial system and the system of the Board of Grievances, the Code of Criminal Procedure, the system of legal proceedings and the system of work were conducted to go in line with international standards of human rights.

Source: Saudi Press Agency