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Citizens’ Rights and Sustainable Development Seminar in Sanandaj

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Sanandaj - Maf Legal Institute of Kurdistan in cooperation with the western branch of Iranian Association of UN Studies (IAUNS), Provincial Government of Kurdistan and United Nations Information Centre held a two-day seminar on Citizens’ Rights and Sustainable Development on 13 and 14 September 2017 in Sanandaj city, capital of the Kurdistan Province.  
Participants of the Seminar listening to Dr. Shahindokht Molaverdi

Sanandaj - Maf Legal Institute of Kurdistan in cooperation with the western branch of Iranian Association of UN Studies (IAUNS), Provincial Government of Kurdistan and United Nations Information Centre held a two-day seminar on Citizens’ Rights and Sustainable Development on 13 and 14 September 2017 in Sanandaj city, capital of the Kurdistan Province.    

The first day of the programme was focused on training of trainers on citizens’ rights with an opening remark by the Governor of Kurdistan Dr. Mohammad Ebrahim Zarei followed by the President of western branch of IAUNS Dr. Asaad Ardalan’s speech on the philosophy of civil rights and presentations of some other university professors.

The second day programme began with the welcoming words of the Head of Board of Directors of Maf Mr. Farshad Mohammadi.  

Then the special guest of the seminar Dr. Shahindokht Molaverdi the Advisor to the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran for Civil Rights Affairs said that the citizens’ rights serve as the base for the Cabinet of Ministers’ policies in the  social and cultural areas. She elaborated on the civil rights and sustainable development, saying: “If we consider development as a multi angled sustainable humane development, we should pay attention to all humane concepts and social growth, environmental protection and sustainable economic growth as the three main principles of achieving sustainable development and civil rights.” 

The Advisor to the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran for Civil Rights Affairs Dr. Shahindokht Molaverdi
President of western branch of IAUNS Dr. Asaad Ardalan The Secretary-General of western branch of IAUNS Dr. Satar Azizi

Then, the Secretary-General of western branch of IAUNS Dr. Satar Azizi talked about definition of the sustainable development and how much it is needed for every nation to prosper. 

From left to right: Dr. Esmaeil Ahmadi; Nazanin Ghaemmaghami; Dr. Farzad Haji Mirzaei Mr. Jabar Tahmasebi Managing Director of Maf

Some five government officials and university professors also presented their views during two panels. The first panel was chaired by Dr. Ardalan and the second one was chaired by UNIC Reference Assistant Nazanin Ghaemmaghami. 

Participants of the Seminar

 

 

 
 
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