Bahrain’s Foreign Minister in a meeting with the High Commissioner:

We continue to cooperate with the
High Commissioner for Human Rights

On 10.02.2015 Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa met the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zaid bin Ra’ad Al-Hussain, and reviewed with him Bahrain’s strides in boosting human rights as a main pillar of the reform project of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. He also reiterated the kingdom’s commitment to cooperation with the United Nations and the High Commission, including the Human Rights Council, pointing out that Bahrain has gone a long way at the institutional and legislative level to foster the culture of human rights and apply the best international practices and standards in this respect.

The Foreign Minister underlined Bahrain’s keenness on continuous cooperation with the UN High Commission in building and developing the technical capabilities of national institutions and cadres, including the National Institution for Human Rights and the non-government organisations. He commended, in this context, the pivotal role of the UN High Commission in this respect.