SANA’A, Dec.27 (Saba)- The expanded meeting of civil society organizations (CSOs) about vision and participation in the national dialogue began Thursday in Sana’a.
At the opening, Head of Yemen Organization for Defending Rights and Democratic Freedoms ,Ali al-Daylami, pointed to the importance of participating in this meeting, which expresses the organizations and their concerns and attempt to reach a constructive contribution to the national dialogue to build a modern civil state.
Al-Daylami also pointed to the importance of having a constitution corresponds with the principles of human rights and respect for freedoms.
A number of speeches were delivered at the meeting by the representative of Human Rights Ministry, human rights organizations and activists, which expressed in their entirety the importance of this meeting in order to advocate for human rights and humanitarian issues as well as the constructive engagement in the national dialogue.
The speeches also indicated to the importance of creating an integrated culture on the human rights in Yemen, stressing the role of media in the dissemination of human rights concepts.
They pointed to the importance of involving youth and women in decision-making in order to access to a real and joint development.
In the meeting, Dr. Fuad al-Salahi presented a working paper about the civil society vision for the national dialogue, in which he reviewed the civil state, equal citizenship, transitional justice, human rights and addressing grievances across Yemen.