As part of the efforts of the International Humanitarian Law Center (IHLC) to achieve its objectives, mission and vision, which are focused on spreading the culture of international humanitarian law and international human rights law. In order to benefit from the international experiences of the leading international human rights institutions in this field, The Board of Directors signed the International Partnership Agreement with the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor.
Under which the Center shall be the local partner for the Observatory, and through it the Observatory carries out its activity in Libya; through this partnership it was agreed to undertake several projects concerned with the Libyan Rights in the near future.
Where the cooperation memorandum between the two organizations covered launching the North African Legal Clinic program, which aims to train for International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights practically by assigning those targeted with field research work, reports, human rights press releases, and to familiarize and enable them to deal with relevant international mechanisms in this area.
It was also agreed to cooperate for the implementation of the torture victim in Libya statistic collection project; as it is part of the International Humanitarian Law Center work plan to launch a huge project, to collect the statistics of torture victims in Libya, on all ends, since February 2011 until mid-2018 (and later on continuously), including spreading research groups all over Libya, and launching media and electronic coverage especially.
It is important to note that the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Observatory is a youth organization, independent and non-profit. It defends human rights in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa; and supports the victims of occupation and armed conflicts, as well as displacement victims and refugees which the conflicts in the area has created.