Maat resumes the first operational step To establish the International Peace and Development Alliance
By signing a cooperation protocol with the Kuwait Society for Human Rights (Kuwait)
In the context of activating the call launched by the Maat Foundation for Peace, Development and Human Rights (Egypt) this October to establish the International Alliance for Peace and Development, both of Maat Foundation (Egypt) and Kuwait Society for Human Rights (Kuwait) Cooperation protocol, as part of a series of protocols being signed with a number of non-governmental organizations in several countries, including Tunisia, Jordan, Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Greece, Italy, Yemen, the United States of America, Morocco, Lebanon, Kuwait, Yemen, Sudan and Sweden. , Palestine, Iraq.
This comes in the context of the Maat Foundation agreement Kuwait Society for Human Rights To work together to establish the “International Alliance for Peace and Development” and the protocol includes the intention of both parties to implement activities aimed at achieving the goals of the alliance, which are to improve human rights conditions and confront attempts to undermine peace and violence, terrorism and intimidation, and to work effectively through international, regional and national forums and mechanisms to stop the spread Those practices that oppose human values and threaten world peace, and call for improvement of public policies related to peace support and countering violence, terrorism and extremism.
The Kuwaiti Society for Human Rights, which was established in 1988 as a branch of the Arab Organization for Human Rights, is considered a non-governmental organization that aims to protect and promote human rights in Kuwait and the Arab world in accordance with international standards approved by the consensus of the United Nations and international charters and covenants ratified by the Arab countries, and the association was declared Officially, November 6, 2004, under the name of "Kuwait Society for Human Rights."
For his part, Ayman Aqil, President of the Maat Foundation for Peace, Development and Human Rights stated that the signing of the bilateral cooperation protocols is the first operational step for establishing the alliance, which will be followed by holding the founding conference of the coalition at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva in the first quarter of 2018, where the statute will be approved and the coalition's board of trustees will be elected. He pointed out that the remainder of 2017 will witness the signing of a large number of cooperation protocols between Maat and the organizations that have expressed their desire to join the coalition from several European, Arab and American countries.
The International Alliance for Peace and Development is based on the ground of the moral responsibility of civil society organizations in peacemaking, and the human rights values agreed upon by the world since 1948 and included in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and then expressed in detail by a set of human rights conventions and covenants adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in succession, and the coalition will include Organizations interested in issues of peace, democracy, human rights and countering extremism and terrorism across the world.