Interventions: Human Rights Advocacy & Monitoring:
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Role of NGOs in Promotion and Protection of Human Rights

1st & 2nd May, 2008
As an outcome of the initiative to empower grassroots organizations, for which meetings were held with the NHRC officials in the month of April. A state workshop was jointly organized by Pairvi and Madhya Pradesh Human Rights Commission on 1st & 2nd May at Hotel Lake View Ashok, Bhopal. The workshop witnessed participation of more than 60 human rights defenders from all over the state to foster improved partnership with MPHRC. 
 
The workshop aimed to identify and encourage organizations working on various aspects of human rights to come together, understand their role in promotion and protection of human rights and collaborate with the Commission to strengthen its work in the state. Eminent personalities from state human rights commission and judges actively participated in the workshop. UNICEF, WFP, Action Aid are few other international organization that made the process more meaningful with their presence.