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Yearly Archives: 2005

HREA once again among the ‘best small charities in Massachusetts’

Massachusetts' Catalogue for Philanthropy 2005

HREA has been included for the second time in the Massachusetts’ Catalogue for Philanthropy. This year’s edition of the Catalogue for Philanthropy profiles 81 of Massachusetts’ outstanding environmental, cultural, and human service agencies as “examples of excellence” in Massachusetts philanthropy. HREA

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HREA presents results of study on gender bias in Moroccan schoolbooks

Ministry of Education, Moroccan NGOs and HREA will further collaborate on promoting gender equality For immediate release 9 December 2005 On 9 December, HREA will announce the conclusion of a study on gender bias in schoolbooks in Morocco. The study

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HREA and Amnesty International offer workshop on service learning and human rights

Participants discuss human rights and service learning workshop during workshop in Boston on 24 September 2005

HREA and Amnesty International-USA organised a workshop for twenty high school and university educators and community activists in Boston on 24 September. During the workshop a manual on human rights and service learning was introduced, which will be published jointly

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Moroccan judges participate in roundtable on new Family Code

Moroccan family judges and prosecutors in Rabat, 16 September 2005

HREA conducted a national roundtable for judges on the Moudawana, the new Family Code of Morocco. Twenty five family judges participated in the roundtable in Rabat on 14-16 September. The event, executed in collaboration with the Ministry of Justice and

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HREA receives funding for educator’s guide on war crimes

Crimes of War book cover

HREA has received funding from the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) to develop teaching materials for the highly acclaimed book Crimes of War: What the Public Should Know. Crimes of War was published on the eve of the fiftieth

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HREA partner School for Human Rights concludes first year

Students in the library of the School for Human Rights in Brooklyn

Summer vacation has started for the students and teachers of The School for Human Rights in Brooklyn (New York). We can look back at a successful first year with teaching practices that infuse human rights and extra-curricular activities like film

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“For Luxembourg, education for democratic citizenship is not an unnecessary luxury, but a matter of survival” – Interview with Mady Delvaux-Stehres

Mady Delvaux-Stehres

Immigration, teachers’ loss of authority, and sagging confidence in the process of European construction present challenges so complex that the individual countries of Europe cannot tackle them on their own. Luxembourg actively supports the education for democratic citizenship (EDC) project

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“Training citizens involves training teachers” – Interview with David Kerr

David Kerr

How do we equip our children to cope with a world of uncertainties while at the same time developing their optimism, curiosity and capacity for openness and tolerance? A broad political consensus about meeting that challenge has made the United

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Conversation about human rights crisis in Darfur

Abderrahim Sabir, Senior Programme Associate for the Middle East/North Africa

HREA organised and on-line conversation on 27 April about the human rights crisis in Darfur. Over 50,000 people are believed to have been killed and thousands of others have died as a result of hardship and disease since the conflict

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HREA assists OSCE in promoting human rights education in schools

ODIHR

ODIHR (Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights) in cooperation with HREA Director Felisa Tibbitts organised an intensive two-day training on good practice for introducing human rights education in schools for human dimension officers of the Organization for Security and

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