The AOM General Assembly, meeting in Skopje for the 10th Conference of the Association, elected the members of the Governing Board on May 31, 2018.
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Publication of the Mission Report “AOM-AOMF Working Group on the Rights of the Migrant Children”
On the invitation of Mr. Francisco Fernández Marugán, Spanish Ombudsman, AOM members of the Working Group on the rights of migrant children were invited to Madrid for a study visit which was held on 18- 20 December 2017.
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Launch of the new edition of the AOM Newsletter
On May 18, 2018 a new edition of the newsletter of the AOM, intended for members and partners of the Association, has just been launched. This edition of May 2018 presents, in a non-exhaustive way, the activities carried out and the topics addressed by the members of the AOM, since the beginning of the year.
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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.