The objective for arranging a Human Rights Defenders Conference is to strengthen the human rights activism. It is very important for human rights defenders to learn and share strategies with each other. It encourages novice human rights activists to learn from veteran human rights activists through sharing and exchanging experiences. The objective of this conference was to assess the knowledge of HRDs on issues regarding sensitivity, diversity, challenges, security and protection. A total of …. participants participated in the conference. The HRDs exchanged their views and pledged to promote human rights and combat human rights violations.
Sylhet_ HRD_Meeting_Report_17-18 May 2013 (full text in English, PDF)