The Vice President of the Sovereign Council, Lieutenant General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, received today the United Nations Independent Expert on Human Rights in Sudan, Mr. Radhouane Nouicer.
The meeting discussed the human rights situation in Sudan, the developments achieved, as well as the governmental efforts to strengthen the protection of human rights and achieve justice, as well as the current political developments in the country to achieve stability.
The Vice President of the Sovereign Council expressed Sudan’s willingness to cooperate with all UN mechanisms in the protection and promotion of human rights in the country, stressing the availability of political will to promote human rights, referring to the efforts made to protect civilians and address the conditions of the displaced, in addition to the efforts to secure villages for voluntary return, camps for the displaced and the organization of tribal reconciliations in Darfur, Blue Nile and Southern Kordofan, calling for support to state efforts to create a conducive environment for voluntary return and provide basic conditions for voluntary return, stressing the importance of attracting international support, to effectively contribute to efforts to promote and protect human rights in Sudan, in addition to improving the conditions of refugees.
For his part, Mr Radhouane Nouicer stressed the importance of the cooperation of the Sudanese government to improve and achieve new developments in the field of human rights, welcoming the framework agreement signed last December to complete the transition period. The developments achieved by the Government of Sudan in lifting the state of emergency and the release of prisoners, indicating that he had heard during his visit many statements on developments in the country, stressing the need for cooperation to promote human rights in Sudan.