Annual high-level panel discussion on human rights mainstreaming Theme: The contribution of human rights to peacebuilding through the enhancement of dialogue and international cooperation for the promotion of human rights (34 session of HRC) 27 February 2017

Mr. President, Enhancement of dialogue and international cooperation is a prerequisite for promoting human rights and fundamental freedoms. Without the realization of human rights peacebuilding efforts can neither materialize nor become sustainable. We believe that universally agreed human rights standards offer a normative framework essential to prevent and address conflicts, whilst recognizing that the specific…

Statement by Pakistan on behalf of the OIC Member States, Annual High-Level Panel: Human Rights Mainstreaming Theme: The contribution of human rights to peace building through the enhancement of dialogue and international cooperation for the promotion of human rights 34th Session of the Human Rights Council 27 February 2017

Mr. President, I make this statement on behalf of OIC member states. Islam is a religion of peace. Conception of peace in Islam begins with attribution of Peace as the Divine name, since the Arabic word for peace -Salam- is one of the ninety nine names of God. Mr. President, Economic equality and international cooperation…