Yearly Archives: 2008

HREA trains SOS Kinderdorf International staff

HREA trainer Krassimir Kanev debriefs a workshop session with SOS Kinderdorf International staff

From December 9-11, HREA conducted a three-day training workshop for national advocacy officers of SOS Kinderdorf International at their headquarters in Innsbruck (Austria). The aim was to increase capacity in preparation of the “Leaving Care” campaign, SOS Kinderdorf’s first ever

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Europe’s largest human rights conference focuses on education

Government representatives, experts and human rights defenders from 56 countries gathered in Warsaw from 29 September-10 October for the Europe’s largest human rights and democracy conference. The two-week Human Dimension Implementation Meeting reviewed the progress made by states that participate

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HREA facilitates training sessions at UNICEF headquarters

From 22-24 September, 25 staff members from various UNICEF divisions participated in a hands-on workshop on the human rights-based approach to programming. HREA’s Frank Elbers facilitated sessions on learning support for implementing human rights-based programming and on monitoring & evaluation.

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HREA Director appointed Human Rights Fellow at Harvard University

Felisa Tibbitts

HREA Director Felisa Tibbitts has been appointed a Human Rights Fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government. In the academic year 2008-2009 she will be working on her doctoral thesis that examines

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HREA evaluates Amnesty International’s worldwide education programmes

HREA has been selected to conduct an impact assessment of Amnesty International’s human rights education programmes in ten countries. Amnesty International”s Rights-Education-Action-Programme (REAP) focuses on “multipliers”, people who through their work or position in society can teach or influence many others.

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Experts meet at HREA to discuss good practices in human rights education

Philippe Paelman (Belgium, top left), Siarhei Salei (Belarus, top middle) and HREA staff involved in the 'Compendium' project

Last week a team of European experts met at HREA’s offices to discuss the “Compendium of good practices in the area of human rights education, citizenship education and education for mutual respect and understanding” that HREA is currently preparing. Mr.

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