The Annual General Assembly of the PDH (Human Rights Platform) was held on July 5th at ECPM’s headquarters (Together Against the Death Penalty) in Paris. The PDH is a platform of French NGOs acting internationally to promote and defend human rights.

The day was spent debating and adopting rules of procedure, welcoming new members, and reviewing the latest financial report, along with a review of the past year’s activity. This was followed by exchange of best practice workshops which and interventions from Mr Frederic WORMS (professor of philosophy and member of the French National Consultative Ethics Committee) on “critics of human rights play with fire” and Mr Francois CROQUETTE (Human Rights Ambassador) followed by a debate with the assistance.

The next meeting of the PDH will be on July 15 and 16, also in Paris, for a workshop on the United Nations Human Rights Mechanisms.