The World Bank honored His Highness the Prince Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al Sabah, to celebrate his role on both the Regional and international levels in supporting social and economic development and revival of Peace In a gesture that is the first of its kind presented by the World Bank to a country leader.
This recognition underscores the high prestige of Kuwait in the global humanitarian arena through its international efforts in charitable work, combating poverty and reaching out to various parts of the world.
It proves that the humanitarian initiatives provided by Kuwait to alleviate the suffering of those affected and improve their lives are appreciated by the international community.
It also reaffirms the high status that Kuwait enjoys in the international community through its distinctive and tireless efforts to adopt and support humanitarian issues at the regional and global levels.
Recognition of this high status and the high role was preceded by another recognition that Kuwait is the center of humanitarian action in the world and that His Highness the Prince Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah is the leader of humanitarian action.
As the internal policy of the state is directly reflected on the country's foreign policy and affects it, in the sense that the internal policy of Kuwait and the manner and nature of the government's dealings with Its citizens and residents on its territory are the ones who define the country's image fundamentally, And that external interaction does not last long, since it is variable and not fixed as It is with the domestic politics of the country.
As we live in the era of human rights, everyone is entitled to a life of dignity, equal and inalienable rights, in which he is free to live without being discriminated against or enslaved or violation of his privacy, deprived of his right to life, his legal personality, freedom of movement, nationality, Education, forming a family and decent health care and other inalienable rights.
The fundamental human rights are the right to life, liberty, the right to own property, freedom or religion and worship, the right to freedom of expression, the right to form and participate in associations, the right to education, the right to security, safety, the right to work and the right to physical integrity. However, the stateless Kuwaitis are deprived of the simplest basic rights which makes their lives not dignified and free from justice and peace in a country Striving to spread peace in the world and the development of societies and strengthening the economy of their States.
The Kuwait Association for Human Rights works side by side with the government to help them implement their international obligations which it has ratified in international forums. Moreover, it also aims to protect and promote human rights in Kuwait in accordance with international standards established by the consensus of the United Nations and the international covenants and conventions ratified by the Arab countries. Thus, it publishes this report.
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