Yearly Archives: 2004

The Power of Tech for Human Rights: International Activists Meet to Explore Technology to Document and Prevent Human Rights Abuses

Advocacy Institute 2016

For immediate release October 29, 2004 More than 40 international human rights activists will meet near Boston on November 5-7, to discuss how to use technology — from text messaging to satellite communication, data encryption, and blogs — to prevent

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Teaching resources for Northern Ireland Bill of Rights

A mural on the streets of Belfast

HREA has just concluded its collaboration with the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission in preparing two teacher manuals for introducing the Northern Ireland Bill of Rights to students. “The aim of the resource is to help familiarise young people with

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Croatian human rights education project concludes

Project director Vedrana Spajic-Vrkas

A groundbreaking human rights education project concluded last month in Croatia. HREA has supported human rights education efforts in Croatia since 1998 through partnerships with the Ministry of Education, the National Committee for Human Rights Education and the newly established

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HREA Director key note speaker at OSCE meeting on human rights education and training


For immediate release 26 March 2004 On 25 March Felisa Tibbitts, Executive Director of HREA, presented at a special meeting in Vienna of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). Ms. Tibbitts provided an overview of human rights

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Formal Human Rights Education; Human Rights Education in School Curricula

Felisa Tibbitts

Earlier today I presented at the OSCE Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on Human Rights Education and Training, which takes place in Vienna from 25-26 March 2004. Below is my presentation: I want to begin by expressing my gratitude to the

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HREA partners with NGOs and ministries of Education and Human Rights in Morocco

HREA has signed agreements with key NGOs and authorities as part of a groundbreaking human rights education initiative in Morocco. The initiative includes the organisation of roundtables, textbook review and the training of judges in the new Family Code recently

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Collaboration with Bilgi University NGO Centre

HREA's Director Felisa Tibbitts, on the right, conducting a training on NGO Project Development and Management in Istanbul in January 2004

The NGO Training and Research Centre of Bilgi University in Istanbul has asked HREA to contribute to their ambitious, new training programming. The mission of the non-profit centre is the empowerment of civil society in Turkey by providing capacity building

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