Workshop on Children’s Rights

In cooperation with the Ministry of Education and UNESCO, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs organized a workshop on the rights of the child in which many civil society organizations and a large number of teachers participated. Dr. Nazar Al-Baharna, the State Minister for Foreign Affairs, opened the workshop and praised the Ministry of Education’s step towards incorporating human rights culture into schools curriculums. On the other hand, Dr. Majid Al Niaimi the Minister of Education said that ‘the culture and values of children’s rights were enforced by the reform project’, adding that the workshop came within the context of cooperation and communication between Bahrain and UNESCO in order to affirm Bahrain’s commitment to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international conventions. The Minister also pointed to the human rights values which have already been reinforced practically through education.