posted on 31/10/2012: 483 views
An open competition for the best research on "Civil and Political Freedoms in the Constitution of the UAE" was announced yesterday by the Abu Dhabi-based Al Mezmaah Studies and Research Centre.
Equality; individual freedom; the right to justice, education, private ownership, receiving non-humiliating treatment and protection from torture as well as human rights provided for by the UAE's constitution and their compliance with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights are among the topics contestants are expected to tackle in their researches.
The competition is open for an unlimited number of Emirati nationals and expatriates and will mark the UAE's 41st National Day.
An unlimited number of winners will receive Dh 20,000, 15,000 and 10,000 in prize money.
"The competition is aimed at promoting constitutional culture and explaining the human rights stated in the constitution which gives human beings the highest priority since the establishment of the UAE federation," director general of the centre Dr Salim Hameed said.
Eligibility requirements for participating researches include a minimum of ten thousand words. Participating researches can be submitted to the centre online or through its Dubai office until 30 November 2012. Winners will be announced next December, Hameed explained. – Emirates News Agency, WAM
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