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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

One Day Workshop On Refugees Laws In Pakistan Arranged By Department of Law In Collaboration With UNHCR At AWKUM

On 11 December 2018 one day workshop on Refugees Laws, International Human Rights Law & Status of Afghan Refugees in Pakistan was arranged by Department of Law, AWKUM in collaboration with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). The workshop started at 0930 hrs with the recitation of the Holy Quran. After that  Prof. Dr. Zahid Ali Marwat, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, AWKUM during his opening speech, welcomed the participants, guest speakers and said that it is important for the Law students to involve their self in co-curricular activities. The Chairperson of the Department of Law Mr. Ashraf Ali, Associate Professor shed light on the importance of Refugees Laws especially in Pakistan as around 3 million Afghan Refugees are living in Pakistan. The guest speakers Mr. Sahibzada Muhammad Younis & Mr. Muzaffar Khan discussed the Fundamental Human Rights, UN Charter of Human Rights & Refugees Convention 1951, while a separate session was arranged for question and answers. The students participated during whole session. The workshop ended with vote of thanks by Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences on the behalf of Honorable Vice-Chancellor, AWKUM. While the UNHCR delegates express his valuable views about the warm welcome by the University and providing security and refreshment. In the last certificates were distributed among the faculty members and students.