Human Rights Studies Center is established at Minia University. It is under supervision of the University President and is considered as a Private unit which has its artistic, financial and administrative independence.
This Center is a Private unit which has its artistic, administrative and financial independence in accordance with the provisions of the second section of Article 307 of the Executive bylaw of the Law of Organizing Universities No. (49) for the year 1972 and its amendments and be subordinated to Prof.D / President of the University.
The center aims to encourage researches and academic studies in the field of human rights and awareness and identification for international, regional and national criteria of these rights and the dissemination of human rights culture within the university area and provide the necessary support to relevant government agencies such as police and public prosecution and other and strengthen the link with other organizations , institutions and centers which interested in human rights studies and research, through three main axes (Studies - Training – Education )
♠ Organize specialized studies and courses in the field of human rights and in particular as regards the rights of women and children.
♠ Contract agreements with the Center, both in Egypt and abroad, with a view to exchanging scientific and cultural cooperation.
♠ Conducting and supervising on the field research in the field of human rights in cooperation with the specialized governmental agencies and in partnership with the research centers of the university.
♠ Preparing the training programs in the field of human rights for university employees and related agencies.
♠ study the problems of society at the local and national level and to provide the necessary solutions in cooperation with specialized agencies in the field of human rights.
♠ Preparing the educational programs in the field of human rights specialized for employees of government agencies.
♠ Preparing programs for seminars, conferences and studied courses in the field of human rights.
♠ Preparing and implementing public human rights programs specialized for students.
♠ Recommending the preparation of university courses on human rights also supporting and developing university courses.
♠ Financial researches that is consistent with the objectives and activity of the Center.
The center includes two basic unites :
Terms of reference of the Studies and Research Unit:
Terms of reference of the training and Education Unit:
The Center headed by a Board of Directors formed by a decision from the Prof.Dr / University President for a period of three years as follows:
Terms of reference of directors board
1- Follow up the implementation of the general policy of the Center in order to achieve its objectives
2- Inviting the Board of Directors to hold and presiding over its meetings
3- Addressing the external bodies and the various faculties within the university in relation to the Center affairs
4- Follow up the implementation of decisions issued by the Board of Directors.
5- He makes contracts relating to the Center's dealings with bodies and individuals outside the University within the limits which set by the Board of Directors.
6- Approving the disbursement of bonuses and incentives to the Center employees in accordance with the regulations which set by the Board of Directors in this regard.
7- The selection of experts and temporary employees from inside or outside the university to carry out some center activities for temporary work, taking into account the decision of the Minister of Administrative Development No. 24, 25 of 1997 in this regard.
8- The other specializations delegated by the Board of Directors, taking into account the provisions of Presidential Decree No. 42 of 1967 regarding the delegation of specializations.
9- Representing the Center in front of others or delegating his representative in representation from the Board of Directors members.
10- delegate some of his specializations to his vice or to other Board of Directors members
1- Implement the Board of Directors decisions
2- Proposing the disbursement of bonuses and incentives for the Center's employees and presentation to the Board of Directors
3- Proposing the employment of temporary employees and presenting them to the Board of Directors.
4Submitting periodic reports to the Board of Directors on the implementation of the work program and the policies which establish and report on the implementation of such programs.
5- Approving the disbursement documents and the conduct of financial affairs in light of the Board of Directors decisions
6- Preparing the activities plan and the draft planning budget for the center.
7- Preparation of contracts related to the treatment of the Center with others within the limits established by the Board of Directors
8- Supervising the preparation of the final account and financial center project for the Board of Directors
9-The other specialties which is delegated by the Board of Directors or the Board of Directors president.
The Center Board of Directors shall meet at least once a month at the invitation of the Council President. It shall also be convened if the majority of the members request that and its meetings shall be valid in the presence of the absolute majority of the members.
And its decisions taken by a majority vote of the present members if the votes are equal, the side in which the president of the council is likely to prevail. In the absence of the president of the council, the meeting will be chaired by the vice president of the board of Directors.
The minutes of the sessions shall be recorded in a special record indicating the minutes of each session and the date of the meeting and the names of the attendees and it signed by the Secretary of the Unit and the president of the board of Directors
The decisions of the Council shall be reported to the Professor / University President - within 8 days at most from the date of their issuance for approval and shall be implemented if it isn't objected to it in two weeks from the date of its arrival to its office.
the financial resources of the Center consists of:
Income shall be deposited in a current account in one of the banks selected by the University Council and disbursed by checks signed by the Center Director or his authorized (First signature) of a specialist in financial affairs chosen by the Board of Directors (Second signature). The fiscal year begins on July 1 of each year and ends on the end of June of the following year.
The annual estimated budget of the Center shall be prepared before three months of the fiscal year start. The final account shall be approved by the end of the fiscal year
The return on investment resulting from the investment of the Center's funds or its own account shall be attributed to the General Reserve of the Center to strengthen its financial position and to serve the purpose for which it was established.
A Center financial controller appointed by a decision of the university's president to be responsible for the financial affairs within the limits of the bylaws and laws.
Payment is done in the following