Thursday, August 13, 2020



Date and Time:  August 12-13, 2020, 13:00-17.30 Islamabad, Karachi, Tashkent


Format of the event: Zoom video-conference

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Organizers: NHRC, MFA, UN Country Team in Uzbekistan, OSCE, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung


Day 2: Thursday, 13 august 2020 y.  



Objective: Analyze international experience in the field of human rights education for young people and develop recommendations to increase the level of youth literacy on human rights issues. 

13.00 - 14.30




Keynote speakers (up to 10 min)

  • Paulina TANDIONO, Fourth Phase (2020-2024) of the World Programme for Human Rights Education, OHCHR
  • Nika BAKHSOLIANI, Member of the Council of Europe Advisory Council on Youth (CCJ)
  • Mirzatillo TILLABAYEV, First vice-director of National Human Rights Center of the Republic of Uzbekistan
  • Ali Bin Samikh AL MARRI, Chairman of National Human Rights Committee of Qatar

Speakers (up to 5 min)

  • Augusta FEATHERSTON, Associate Democratic Governance Officer, Youth Focal Point, OSCE ODIHR
  • Ahmad DAMANIK, Chairperson of the Indonesian National Human Rights Commission
  • Victoria IBIWOYE, Director of the One African Child Foundation for Creative Learning, “Youth Role in Human Rights Education”
  • Zuzana ZALANOVA, Director, Europe Office, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
  • Nordine DRICI, Director of ND Consultance/Consultancy services (Rule of Law, Human Rights, Humanitarian Affairs and Elections), “Developing Human rights legal clinic education”
  • Alexander SCHISCHLIK, Chief of Youth and Sport Section of the Social & Human Sciences Sector UNESCO HQ
  • Radjabmo KHABIBULOZODA, Сommissioner for the Rights of the Child of Tajikistan

 Discussion, questions and answers


Yu. YU., UNFPA Representative in Uzbekistan/Country Director in Tajikistan

Rahim HAKIMOV, Rector of Tashkent State University of Law



Objective: Highlighting the role of youth in strengthening comprehensive approach to security and cooperation

14.30 - 16.00


Keynote speakers (up to 10 min)

  • Dr. Herta DÄUBLER-GMELIN, lawyer, the former Federal Minister of Justice of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Giuseppina DE MARCO, lawyer, OSCE Secretariat, and former UN Youth Delegate and participant of 2019 OSCE Youth Forum

Speakers (up to 5 min)

  • Keisi SEFERI, Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office on Youth and Security
  • Shaharzad AKBAR, Chairperson for Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission
  • Abdulla ASLONOV, Chairman of Youth Parliament under the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis (Parliament) of the Republic of Uzbekistan
  • Milena STOSIC, OSCE Mission to Serbia, Youth Focal Point, and first OSCE CiO Special Representative on Youth and Security (2015-2016)
  • Ramin GURBANOV, President of the European Commission for the Efficiency of justice (CEPEJ)
  • Jinyu QIAN, Council member of China Society for Human Rights Studies, Executive Director of Research Institute for Human Rights at Northwest University of Political Science and Law, Director of Teaching and Research Department of Constitutional Law
  • Aigerim SEITENOVA, Head of Programmes, Wings of Liberty’ Public Foundation and member of OSCE Core Group of Youth Experts
  • Meder OMURZAKOV, International Program Coordinator for Central Asia based in Kazakhstan United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

 Discussion, questions and answers


 Anastasia FUSCO, OSCE Adviser on Youth

 Alisher SADULLAEV, Director of the Agency for Youth Affairs of Uzbekistan

Closing session

16.00 - 17.00

Adoption of the Samarkand Resolution on Youth Rights

Concluding remarks

  • Ryszard KOMENDA, OHCHR Regional Representative for Central Asia
  • Ambassador John MACGREGOR, OSCE Project Coordinator in Uzbekistan
  • Ashita MITTAL, UNODC Regional Representative/UN Resident Coordinator a.i.


Akmal SAIDOV, First Vice-Speaker of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majllis of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Director of the National Center for Human Rights