Prince Salman bin Hamad
Prince Salman bin Hamad

His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, Decision No. (20) of 2020 amending some provisions of Resolution No. (31) of 2017 reforming the Higher Coordination Committee for Human Rights stated:

Article 1:


Replace the texts of Articles (1) and (2) of Resolution No. (31) of 2017 reforming the Higher Coordination Committee for Human Rights, the following two texts:

Article (1):
The Higher Coordination Committee for Human Rights shall be reconstituted under the chairmanship of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, with the membership of:

1- Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs - Vice President.
2- A representative of the Office of His Royal Highness the Prime Minister.
3- A representative of the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs.
4- A representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
5- A representative of the Ministry of Interior.
6- A representative of the Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments.
7- A representative of the Ministry of Education.
8- A representative of the Ministry of Labor and Social Development.
9- A representative of the Ministry of Health.
10- A representative of the Ministry of Information Affairs.
11- A representative of the Public Prosecution Office.
12- A representative of the Supreme Council for Women.
13- A representative of the Legislation and Legal Opinion Commission.
14- A representative of the National Contact Center.
15- A representative of the National Intelligence Service.
16- A representative of the Grievance Secretariat.
17- A representative of the Special Investigation Unit.
18- A representative of the Labor Market Regulatory Authority.

A decision shall be issued by the head of the committee to nominate representatives of the authorities, based on the nomination of those bodies, provided that the level of representation is not less than the level of an assistant deputy or his equivalent, and the term of membership in the committee is three years, renewable for other similar periods.

Article (2):
If the seat of any of the committee members becomes vacant for any reason, someone who represents the same entity will replace him with the same tool, and the new member completes the term of his predecessor.

second subject:
The Minister of Foreign Affairs shall implement the provisions of this decision, and it shall take effect from the date of its issuance, and be published in the Official Gazette.