International Humanitarian Law Unit
Coordinator : Dr. Mohammad Al-Tarawneh
In light of its relevance to Human Rights and with regard to the massive violations of human rights witnessed in the region, the International Humanitarian Law Unit was founded in support of achieving the Center’s objectives. The formation of this unit is further a result of the Center’s belief in the necessity of active participation of civil society institutions, and was even more encouraged after the establishment of the Jordanian National Committee for International Humanitarian Law in 2001.
To disseminate knowledge on the International Humanitarian Law and its implementations To increase awareness and to educate in the field of International Humanitarian Law, through organizing training courses, seminars, workshops, and conferences To link between International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, and to highlight similarities and common aspects To issue publications and periodicals on matters related to International Humanitarian Law To study and review national legislations with regard to their relevance to International Humanitarian Law, and especially with regard to the 1949 Geneva Conventions and the Protocol Additional to these Conventions
Research, Studies, and Surveys Unit
Coordinator : Dr. Lubna Bayouq
The unit carries out surveys and conducts researches and studies on theoretical and applicable issues of human rights with the aim of documentation and spreading information.
The Training Unit
Coordina : tor Attorney Manhal Al Suidh
Training different groups of society on human rights and democracy is one of ACHRS main methods in pursuit of disseminating a culture of human rights. Therefore, the training unit is a fundamental pillar of ACHRS.
Women’s Rights Unit
Coordinator Dr.Lina Jazrawi
The women’s rights unit aims at the empowerment of women in public and political life. In pursuit of this aim the unit seeks to raise awareness among women on their constitutional and statutory rights under domestic laws.
Children’s Rights Unit
Coordinator : Attorney Lina Khader
International Relations Unit
Coordinator : Isobel Cowey
Abour Education Unit
Coordinator : Mr. Salem Qbelat
The unit is formed by several leading unionists of recognized experience in the field of workers’ culture, and in local, Arabic, and international labor laws and legislations.
Coordinator : Attorney Zaha’ Al Majal
The ACHRS election unit aims at raising public awareness on the importance of elections, and of the international standards and principles of good electoral administration in enhancing democracy and strengthening human rights.
Youth and Students Unit
Coordinator : Mohammed Assaf