(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency)
Amman, April 10 (Petra)- The "Constitutional Justice: Competencies and Means to Protect Fundamental Rights" Conference, organized by Jordan Constitutional Court (JCC) in cooperation with the German Foundation for International Legal Cooperation (IRZ), kicked off Wednesday in Amman.
The conference, which saw the participation of Tunisia, Morocco and Germany, will discuss issues related to the protection of basic rights in the constitutions of these countries, as well as Jordan and Germany.
The President of JCC, Hisham Ta'al, said the conference aims to transfer expertise on the constitutional courts in Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco and Germany.
He noted Jordan is "a strong supporter" of human rights by joining international conventions in this field.
For his part, Representative of the German Ambassador to Jordan, Mark Eerbel, pointed to the joint cooperation between Jordan and Germany in the field of promoting human rights, noting the basic rights are protected by the constitutional courts and the law.
The project manager of the IRZ for the Middle East and North Africa, Ernd Fuller, said expertise in the fields of law and justice will be shared between participants and dialogue on the protection of basic human rights will be launched.