“Finding UN Information and Documentation” workshop at Mofid University, Qom

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UNIC Tehran in cooperation with the Mofid University, Centre for Human Rights Studies held the “Finding UN Information and Documentation” workshop for some 40 students of human rights, international law and other fields of studies from different universities across the country on 15 November at Qom city. The workshop was conducted by the UNIC Reference Assistant Ms. Nazanin Ghaemmaghami-Farahani. Students learned about some basic facts about the UN, and how to find and retrieve UN information on the UNIC, and the UN websites. She introduced “Protect Human Rights” webpage as well as “Human Rights” webpage among global issues and Dag Hammarskjold Library (DHL) research guide on UN Documentation: Human Rights.  
Finding UN information and documentation workshop participants

UNIC Tehran in cooperation with the Mofid University, Centre for Human Rights Studies held the “Finding UN Information and Documentation” workshop for some 40 students of human rights, international law and other fields of studies from different universities across the country on 15 November at Qom city.   

The workshop was conducted by the UNIC Reference Assistant Ms. Nazanin Ghaemmaghami-Farahani. Students learned about some basic facts about the UN, and how to find and retrieve UN information on the UNIC, and the UN websites. She introduced “Protect Human Rights” webpage as well as “Human Rights” webpage among global issues and Dag Hammarskjold Library (DHL) research guide on UN Documentation: Human Rights.

  
UNIC Reference Assistant Nazanin Ghaemmaghami-Farahani and participants
There was a focus on the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the Human Rights Council as well as the human rights treaty bodies. The students learnt to use treaty based and charter based bodies documents databases separately. 

Persian copies of UN Charter, Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the UN System Chart were distributed among the participants.  

The Centre for Human Right Studies within he Mofid University, was established in 2003 to coordinate and organize the activities of Mofid University related to the human rights. The main goal of the Centre is to conduct research on the human rights, with a theoretical and interdisciplinary approach and carry out comparative studies on religions and civilizations. To achieve its research goal, the Centre holds biennial international conferences on human rights and publishes Human Rights Journal. Traditionally UNIC is invited to hold workshop for the students and researchers to get more familiar with the UN System, its websites and databases. 

 

Finding UN information and documentation workshop participants

Workshops “Finding UN Information and Documentation” are regularly organized by the UNIC for all interested groups. For more information about how to attend these workshops and learn how to navigate the UN web site, please contact UN Information Center: Reference Assistant Ms. Nazanin Ghaemmaghami (e-mail: nazanin.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. – Tel. No.: 0098 21- 22873837) 

  
 
 

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