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Yearly Archives: 2009

101 good practices in human rights education

Together against poverty; Confronting injustice; Children’s rights and lives; Diversity toolkit; Young people’s civic action; Junior voting; School mediation; Co-operative learning in multicultural groups… these are just a few of the 101 good practices in human rights education from Europe,

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HREA conducts teacher training for Human Rights Watch in Los Angeles

HREA staff contributed to a “training of trainers” workshop with twenty educators at Mount St. Mary’s College in Los Angeles on 6 and 7 August. Middle school, high school and university-level teachers working in disciplines as wide ranging as Spanish, art,

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HREA conducts workshop for staff of Commonwealth Secretariat

HREA trainer Peter Dixon debriefs a workshop session with Commonwealth Secretariat staff

HREA conducted a two-day introductory training workshop on June 29-30 for staff of the Commonwealth Secretariat at its headquarters in London (United Kingdom). The aim was to increase capacity in implementing a human rights-based approach in the Commonwealth’s programming. Thirty

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HREA and Asia Pacific Forum start partnership to enhance capacity of national human rights institutions

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HREA and the Asia Pacific Forum (APF) signed a partnership agreement to meet the specific training needs of APF members. HREA will provide online courses that will complement the APF’s existing training programmes and provide a ‘blended’ learning experience for

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HREA’s Director testifies before European Parliament

Frank Elbers, HREA’s Director, testified before the European Parliament in Brussels on Thursday, 2 April. He briefed members of the Culture and Education Committee about the current developments in education for democratic citizenship (EDC) and human rights education (HRE) in Europe. As

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HREA hosts expert meeting on framework policy on EDC/HRE in the European Union

Participants during the seminar "Towards a coherent framework policy on EDC/HRE in the European Union" (Amsterdam, 28 March 2009)

On 28 March the Democracy and Human Rights Education (DARE) Network organised a one-day seminar “Towards a coherent framework policy on EDC/HRE in the European Union”. Nine experts on education for democratic citizenship (EDC) and human rights education (HRE) met

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HREA partners with Victoria Police

HREA's Director of Programmes, Frank Elbers (right), with staff of the Human Rights and Police Project at Victoria Police headquarters in Melbourne

HREA is assisting the Victoria Police (Australia) with the professional development of its staff on international human rights standards and policing. In 2006 the state of Victoria adopted a Charter on Human Rights and Responsibilities, which codifies several international human

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