Study visit on the rights of migrant minors – Madrid, 18-20 December 2017
On the invitation of Mr. Francisco Fernández Marugán, Spanish Ombudsman, AOM members of the Working Group on the rights of migrant children are invited to Madrid for a study visit which will be held next 18- 20 December.
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Mr. Issam Younis is the new Commissioner General of the Independent Commission for Human Rights of the Palestinian Authority.
Mr. Issam Younis, who was elected by the ICHR General Assembly on December 8 and 9, 2017, took up his new position on March 31, 2018. Mr. Younis is a human rights activist living in Gaza. He is the General Director of Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights. He holds a Master degree in theory and practice of human rights from Essex University, United Kingdom. He received the Weimar Human Rights Award in 2008.
Mr. Younis succeeds Dr. Varseen Shaheen who concluded her 9-year-membership term.