CIS symposium highlights Qatar’s efforts to protect workers’ rights
December 06 2020 12:44 AM
Participants of a panel discussion.

In keeping with its commitment to foster intra-disciplinary dialogue, the College of Islamic Studies (CIS) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) recently hosted a symposium titled Labour Rights in Qatari, Regional and International Legislation, which highlighted Qatar’s ongoing legislative and judicial efforts.
Expanding on the role of legislation and judicial applications across different categories of workers, a distinguished panel featured Honourable Judge Khalid bin Saad bin Abdul Rahman al-Hamar, deputy head of the Court of Appeal, Qatar; attorney Khaled bin Abdullah al-Muhannadi, a member of the International Anti-Corruption Academy; Dr El Mokhtar Amara of the Faculty of Law at University of Mohamed V, Morocco; Dr Abdullah al-Hamidat of the College of Law at Al-Hussein Bin Talal University, Jordan; and Dr Mohamed El-Gammal, associate professor of Islamic Studies at the CIS.
A second panel tackled public policies and legislation, and their role in preserving the system of moral values in society, and featured Dr Ahmed Aref of Policy Research Institute at the University of Bath, UK; Dr Anwar al-Musaada of the Ahmed bin Mohammed Military College, Qatar; Dr Nashaat al-Masafa of the Police Training Institute, Ministry of Interior, Qatar; and Dr Ferdous al-Roshi of the Interdisciplinary College, Safi, Morocco.
The symposium is part of a project conducted by the CIS, titled Expatriate Workers: Obligations and Rights in Light of Legal Systems and Ethical Charters.
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