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The National Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) is searching for a dynamic motivated M&E and Reporting Officer to work for the EU Support to Civil Society in Jordan Project, funded by the European Union. ..


The National Centre For Human Rights (NCHR) Is Searching For A Dynamic Motivated Communications Officer

The National Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) is searching for a dynamic motivated communications officer to work for the EU Support to Civil Society in Jordan Project, funded by the European Union. K ..


Training Workshop for the Ministry of Justice Personnel

The National Center for Human Rights, in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice, on February 18,2013 holds a 2-day Training Workshop entitled “Mechanisms of Monitoring Correction and Rehabilitation ..


Training Workshop for the Ministry of Justice Personnel

The National Center for Human Rights, in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice, on February 18,2013 holds a 2-day Training Workshop entitled “Mechanisms of Monitoring Correction and Rehabilitation ..


Social Media Part-time Officer Job Vacancy

The National Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) is launching its new social media pages very soon, in addition to the EU Support to Civil Society in Jordan Project social media pages (facebook, twitter, ..


Round table to discuss CEDAW Shadow Report Funded by the EU and with participation of civil society organisations

Amman, 21 November 2016  The National Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) held today a round table to discuss the shadow report on the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against ..


Summary of the Twelfth Report of the National Centre for Human Rights

First: The year 2015 witnessed enhanced official (governmental) interest in the various human rights issues manifested in the adoption of the comprehensive human rights national plan by the Council ..


The Jordanian National Center for Human Rights (JNCHR): Assassination of Hattar is an Affront to the Law.

Speaking on behalf the Jordanian National Center for Human Rights (JNCHR), the Commissioner General expressed its complete rejection of this unlawful and criminal act, adding that nobody should take ..


Local publication for call for proposals Support to Civil Society in Jordan

The National Centre for Human Rights in Jordan (NCHR) is seeking proposals for Civil Society Support in Jordan with financial assistance from the Support to Civil Society and Media in Jordan Programm ..


Annual report on the state of human rights in Jordan for 2013

Amman, Nov. 24 (Petra) – His Majesty King Abdullah II on Monday received a copy of the annual report on the state of human rights in Jordan for 2013. During a meeting with the Chairman of the Nati ..


A Royal Decree Was Issued Appointing Mohammad Adnan Bakheet as President of the Jordanian National Centre for Human Rights (JNCHR) Board of Trustees.

A royal decree was issued on August 19, 2013 appointing Dr. Mohammad Adnan Al Bakheet as President of the Board of Trustees of the (JNCHR). Dr. Mohmmad Adnan Al-Bakheet, who is a professor in the hum ..


An Operation Room at the National Center for Human Rights to Follow-up the Municipal Elections

The (NCHR) announces the setting up of an operations room to receive the queries, complaints and observations of the citizens regarding the proceedings of the municipal elections process. The public ..


The Cooperation Mechanisms Between JNCHR and the Public Freedoms Committee at the Jordanian House of Representatives

In implementation of what has been discussed during the visit of the Head and Members of the Public Freedoms Committee at the Jordanian House of Representatives to JNCHR, regarding the need to establ ..


The National Center for Human Rights Conducts an Un-announced Field Visit to “Princess Muna” Elderly Care Home located in Zarqa Governorate

The National Center for Human Rights carried out an un-announced field visit on March 18, 2013 to Princess Muna Elderly Care Home, which is located in the Zarqa Governorate. The said visit was conduc ..


JNCHR Organized a Workshop on “Human Rights Concepts”

On April 21, 2013 JNCHR concluded a tow-day workshop on “Human Rights Concepts”. The event was well-attended with 24 lawyers from the Governorate of Zarqa and took place at the Zarqa Chamber of Comme ..


Training Workshop on “The Mechanisms of Monitoring Correction and Rehabilitation Centers CRCs “for the Legal Researchers in the of CRCs Division at the Ministry of Justice

The National Center for Human Rights on Feb 18, 2013 organized a workshop entitled “Mechanisms of Monitoring Correction and Rehabilitation Centers CRCs”. The workshop targeted the staff members of th ..


JNCHR Organized a Workshop for the Jordanian Lawyers in Zarqa on “the Notions of Human Rights”

On April 21, 2013 JNCHR concluded a 2-day workshop on “the Notions of “Human Rights”. The event was well-attended by 24 lawyers from the Governorate of Zarqa and took place at the Zarqa Chamber of Co ..


Training Workshop for the Ministry of Justice Personnel

The National Center for Human Rights, in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice, on February 18, 2013 holds a 2-day Training Workshop entitled “Mechanisms of Monitoring Correction and Rehabilitatio ..


Workshop on “ Human Trafficking and Ways of Best Protection against this Phenomenon”

As part of the activities of the project of “promoting awareness on human trafficking among migrant workers”, the National Center for Human Rights (JNCHR), organizes a training workshop entitled “Hum ..


Roundtable on “The Role of Youth and Women in Participating in the Political Life“

The National Center for Human Rights (JNCHR) وin cooperation with the National Democratic Institute (NDI)و organized a roundtable entitled “The Role of Youth and Women in Participating in the Politic ..


Lecture on the Personal Status Law at Wadi al Haddadeh

On April 9th, 2013, the Awareness and Empowerment Unit at JNCHR delivered a lecture on the Personal Status Law. The said event took place at Wadi al Haddadeh Social Center / The Greater Amman Municip ..


Lecture at the Amman Greater Municipality

On the occasion of the International Women Day, the Women Rights Unit in cooperation with the Awareness and Empowerment Unit at the National Center for Human Rights (JNCHR) delivered a lecture entitl ..


Lecture at the Hadadeh Centre

On the occasion of the 2013 International Women Day, the Women Rights Unit in cooperation with the Awareness and Empowerment Unit at (JNCHR) delivered a lecture entitled “Women Rights and Resolution ..


Training Workshop on “International Human Rights Treaties”

The National Center for Human Rights (NCHR), in cooperation with the American Bar Association and Rule of Law Initiative (ABA), concluded a two-day workshop entitled “International Human Rights Treat ..


Workshop on “the Core International Human Rights Treaties”

On April 21, 2013, JNCHR, in cooperation with the American Bar Association ABA, organized a 2-day workshop on “the Core International Human Rights Treaties”. The said event took place at al Zarqa Cha ..


Workshop on “Enhancing Youth and Women Participation in the Political Life”

The National Center for Human Rights organized a workshop entitled “Enhancing Youth and Women Participation in the Political Life”. The said event took place at Queen Alia Fund for Social Development ..


Workshop on “Human Rights and the Role of JNCHR in the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights”

The National Center for Human Rights organized a workshop entitled “Human Rights and the Role of JNCHR in the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights”. The said event took place in Prince Basma Cent ..


The National Centre for Human Rights Visits al Za’tari Refugee Camp

The JNCHR Specialized Team on the Syrian Refugees Situation conducted a monitoring visit to al- Za’tari Refugee Camp, in Northern Jordan to examine and evaluate the overall human rights situation of ..


JNCHR Launches a Cycling Campaign Entitled “Reform Through Public Participation”

On Friday April 3, 2013, the National Center for Human Rights (JNCHR), in cooperation with Future Pioneers for Empowering Communities Center, launched the second phase of its campaign entitled “Refor ..


JNCHR launches Youth Initiatives in Six Targeted Governorates

As part of its efforts to develop and support participatory programs for the local communities to find out their concerns and the issues they encounter and offer insights into the sustainable solutio ..


Zarka Private University Student’s Council Elections 2013 Went Without Interference

A team from JNCHR observed the Zarka Private University Student’s Council Elections on April 18, 2013. The team met with the candidates and some of the voters to know their point of views in respect ..


Workshop to Discuss a National Human Rights action Plan at al Isra’a University

H.E. Dr. Mousa Braizat, JNCHR Commissioner –General presented a plaque of appreciation to Dr. Numan al-Kahteeb, President of al -Israa University for his efforts in supporting the Workshop With the ..


The National Center for Human Rights at the Twenty-Second Session of the UN Human Rights Council on “Equality Between Man and Woman in Geneva”

On February 29,2013 the Commissioner-General of the National Center for Human Rights JNCHR and ICC Chair H.E. Dr. Mousa Breizat has taken part in the 22nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council on “E ..


JNCHR Releases a Handbook on “The National and International Electoral Standards”

The National Center for Human Rights (JNCHR) has published a Handbook concerning “The National and International Electoral Standards”. The Handbook is divided into three parts. The first identifies ..


Training Workshop on “the Notions of Human Rights”

The National Center for Human Rights (NCHR), in cooperation with the American Bar Association and Rule of Law Initiative (ABA), concluded a two-day workshop entitled “the Notions of Human Rights” at ..


Lecture on Human Rights at al Isra’a University

The Awareness and Empowerment Unit at (JNCHR) organized a lecture on Human Rights. The said event took place al Isra’a University on May 16,2013 and was presented by Lawyer Nahla al Momani . The wo ..


JNCHR Issues a Study on “the Juvenile Criminal Justice in Jordan”.

JNCHR issues a study on “the Juvenile Criminal Justice in Jordan”. The study was conducted within the framework of “Strengthening the legislative and institutional capacity of the juvenile justice sy ..


Workshop on “Enhancing Youth and Women Participation in the Political Life”

The National Center for Human Rights organized a workshop entitled “Enhancing Youth and Women Participation in the Political Life”. The said event took place at Queen Alia Fund for Social Development ..


Workshop on “Human Rights and the Role of JNCHR in the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights”

The National Center for Human Rights organized a workshop entitled “Human Rights and the Role of JNCHR in the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights”. The said event took place in Prince Basma Cent ..


Training Workshop for the Ministry of Justice Personnel

The National Center for Human Rights, in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice, on February 18,2013 holds a 2-day Training Workshop entitled “Mechanisms of Monitoring Correction and Rehabilitation ..


Rights….. Dignity

The third issue of “Rights… Dignity” page was issued. It is a monthly event that is issued in cooperation between Al- Dustour Daily Newspaper and the National Center for Human Rights (JNCHR) on the f ..


The National Center for Human Rights Conducts an Un-announced Field Visit to “Dar al Diyafah” Elderly Care Home

The National Center for Human Rights carried out an un-announced field visit to Dar al Diyafah Elderly Care Home, which is located at Juwaida Area, Amman. The said visit was conducted for the purpose ..


The National Center for Human Rights Conducts an Un-announced Field Visit to “Zahra’” Elderly Care Home

The National Center for Human Rights carried out an un-announced field visit to Dar al Zahra’a Elderly Care Home, which is located at Marj al Hamam District, Amman. The said visit was conducted for t ..


Rights….. Dignity

The second edition of “Rights… Dignity” page was issued. It is a monthly event that is issued in cooperation between Al- Dustour Daily Newspaper and the National Center for Human Rights (JNCHR) on th ..


Rights … Dignity

Based on a firm belief in human rights, and considering the importance of human rights information dissemination, and the enhancement of the attitudes, trends and responses that would empower the peo ..


Commissioner General, Dr. Mousa Burayzat, appointed as a member of the Royal Commission to reinforce integrity regime in Jordan

His Majesty King Abdulla formed last Saturday (8-12-2012) a Royal Commission to promote the National Integrity System in Jordan to be headed by the incumbent Prime Minster, Dr. Abdulla Ensour. Dr. Mo ..


The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted its resolution on national human rights institutions.

On the 5th of July the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted, by consensus, its second resolution on national human rights institutions NHRIs, which entitled 'Ntional Institutions for the Promo ..


The United Nations General Assembly's Third Committee adopted the resolution on national human rights institutions.

On 21 November 2011, the United Nations General Assembly's Third Committee adopted the resolution on national human rights institutions. The resolution was adopted by consensus and presently enjoys t ..


A workshop regarding the juveniles justice – related measurement indicators according to the international and national legislations”

Within the project of “supporting the legal and the institutional capacity of the juveniles justice system, and through support of the Australian Agency for International Development, a training work ..


Human Rights Council adopts landmark resolution on National Human Rights Institutions

(Geneva, June 16, 2011) The United Nations Human Rights Council passed a landmark resolution today that calls on the Secretary General of the United Nations to report to the Human Rights Council on n ..


KARAMA Human Rights Film Festival

Karama Human Rights Film Festival (KHRFF) presents its 2nd edition, set to take place from 5 to 10 December 2011 in Amman, Jordan. KHRFF focuses on films with a strong human rights theme at their cor ..


Newsletter No. (11) of the Human Rights Treaties Division

The Human Rights Treaties Division issue the Newsletter No. (11) which is a quarterly publication on the latest developments and activities of the UN human rights treaty bodies. To see more click ..


A Royal Decree Appointed the President and Members of the Board of Trustees

A royal decree was issued appointing His Excellency Mr. Tahir Hikmat as President of the Board of Trustees of the National Centre for Human Rights and the following designated as Members of the Board ..


ABA pays a visit to the Center

The American Bar Association has visited the Center yesterday, the 7th of March 2011, during their visit The Commissioner General of Human Rights in Jordan - Dr. Muhyie Ddeen Touq has presented them ..


Remarks made by the Commissioner General for Human Rights to the NHRIs panel held in conjunction with the CSW 55, on 22 February 2011 in New York

 How NHRIs have contributed to women's rights, gender equality and empowerment of women in Jordan NHRIs Panel Tuesday 22 February, 2011 New York Dr. Muhyieddeen Touq Commissioner General fo ..


NCHR Issues the final recommendations of the Jordanian alliance for reforming the legal framework of the electoral process

On Monday morning, 07/02/2011, the National Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) held a meeting gathering representatives of the Jordanian Alliance for Electoral Reform (JAER). The alliance is composed of ..


NCHR has issued its report on Monitoring the Course of Events of the 2010 Parliamentary Elections in Jordan


The National Centre for Human Rights Hold the opening ceremony of the training hall, the launch of the Strategic Plan of the Centre for the years 2010-2012 and the launch of the new website of the Centre

 Under the Patronage of Her Excellency Navanethem Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, and on the occasion of the Human Rights Day, the National Centre for Human Rights is ..


A Royal Decree issued to appoint new members to the Board of the Trustees of the National Center for Human Rights

A Royal Decree has been issued appointing and adding the following persons to the Board of the Trustees of the National Center for Human Rights, effective 28/1/2010: His Excellency Dr. Nael a ..


The Forum of Arab Children and Youngsters

Under the gracious patronage of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah, the Jordan River Foundation, in cooperation with the League of the Arab States, held the Forum of Arab Children and Youngsters in ..


Statement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay On Human Rights Day 10 December 2009

The concept of non-discrimination lies at the heart of human rights. For this reason, it has been designated the official theme of this Human Rights Day, which occurs every year on the anniversary o ..


The Recommendations of the Jordanian National Coalition to Reform the Legal Framework Governing the Electoral Process

First: The electoral system and the division of the constituencies, A- Amendment of the one vote system and replacing it with the mixed electoral system (One vote for one of the candidates o ..


Report of the APF delegation visit to observe the work of the Palestinian Independent Commission for Human Rights

The Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions The Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions (APF) is an independent non-profit organisation that supports, through regi ..


Detailed report on the National Campaign to amend the NGO Law in Jordan entitled Towards Effective and Influential Associations

Detailed report on the National Campaign to amend the NGO Law in Jordan entitled Towards Effective and Influential Associations March – June 2009 Index Background information 3 ..


Job Vacancy

The Jordanian National Centre for Human Rights is seeking one person to work on the project in support of civil society in the following position: Post Date: 30 Aug 2016 Title: Technical Offi ..


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