Prof. Akeel Abd Yassin, President of the University of Kufa has met in his office delegation of the Human Rights Section of the United Nations Mission to assist Iraq (UNAMI), headed by Mr. Iftikhar Syed Ali, Mr Raafat Abdel Tawab and Sinan Al-Tai members of the delegation.
The President of UOK briefed the UNAMI team about the University of Kufa. He also highlighted and focused on the Human Rights Programs of the university. The human rights is a main module in of the core subjects taught in the early stages of all faculties. The Department of the Civil Society is the first department of its kind in Iraq.
Mr Syed Iftikhar Ali the head of the delegation of the United Nations said “Our duty is to work to prevent human rights violations and to ensure respect for all rights and strengthen local and international cooperation to protect human rights.
It worth to mention that this meeting was also attended by a Member of the Iraqi Parliament , Mr. Sadiq Al-Labban and a number of Deans of faculties and a number of university professors.