Workshop at LCLS by YHRI
The Youth for Human Rights International (YHRI) Bangladesh Chapter has organized a day-long Workshop titled "Empowering Youth through Volunteerism, Peace & Human Rights Education" in partnership with the Commonwealth Youth Human Rights & Democracy Network, Center for Human Rights Studies CHRS, and London College of Legal Studies (South).
The workshop was held on 12th August 2018 and participated by 40 law students from different law schools. Mr. Abdullah Al Noman, Director Programme, Youth for Human Rights International (YHRI) Bangladesh Chapter moderated the workshop. Mr. Justice A F M Abdur Rahman, Former Judge, High Court Division, Supreme Court of Bangladesh was present as Chief Guest in the Closing ceremony of the workshop which was presided by Barrister Khaled Hamid Chowdhury, Head of Laws, London College of Legal Studies (South).
Barrister Tanjib Rashid Khan, Faculty Member, London College of Legal Studies (South); Ms. Shahreen Tilottoma, Partnership Engagement Coordinator, Commonwealth Youth Human Rights & Democracy Network were present as distinguished guests.
Mr. Muhammad Farhadul Islam, Coordinator, Center for Human Rights Studies CHRS; Mr. Mohammad Golam Sarwar, Lecturer, Department of Law, University of Dhaka; Ms. Farzana Wahid Shayan, Musician, Singer and Human Rights Activist conducted sessions as resource persons.
The purpose of the workshop was to educate the youth on human rights, specifically, the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), and inspire them to become advocates for tolerance and peace. The workshop brought the law students together and discussed the important role of youth on Civic Engagement, Volunteerism, Peace and Human Rights Education.