National Commission on the Rights of Child

Consultation with Minority Leadership

The National Commission on the Rights of Child held a consultation meeting with the Minority Leadership for Submission of Child-Specific Input on OHCHR’s publication “Protecting Minority Rights: A Practical Guide on Developing Comprehensive Anti- Discrimination Legislation”. The consultation was led by the NCRC Chairperson Afshan Tehseen. Other participants include, Mr. Ijaz Alam Augustine, Minister for Human Rights and Minorities Affairs Punjab as Guest of Honor , Qazi Saleem Ahmed Khan, Director (HR & HA), Ministry of Foreign Affairs , Mr. Naveed Amir Jeeva Member National Assembly –PPP and Mr. Mohammad Hassan Mangi, DG Human Rights, Ministry of Human Rights, Barrister Saeed Nasir Director Punjab Treaty Implementation Cell. The NCRC chairperson concluded the discussion and thanked the guests for their valuable inputs which will be incorporated in future work and highlighted the need for promotion and protection of child rights and addressing the violations of child rights in light of national and international commitments.