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Yearly Archives: 2010

HREA launches introductory e-course on human rights in Europe

HREA has launched an introductory e-course on human rights in Europe. HREA’s new introductory e-course addresses five themes in particular: asylum, minority rights, human rights of women, social rights, and torture. Europe is a leader in developing institutions and mechanisms to protect

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HREA launches introductory e-course on the rights of the child

child rights

HREA launched an introductory e-course on children’s rights. HREA’s new introductory e-course gives an overview of the institutions and mechanisms that serve to fulfil the rights of children. It explores particular themes that address how children’s rights are being compromised and what the learner can

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Nineteen Asian human rights defenders start Foundation Course for National Human Rights Institutions

APF

Today nineteen staff members of national human rights institutions (NHRIs) in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Maldives, Mongolia, New Zealand, the Philippines and Thailand started the second edition of the “Foundation Course for National Human Rights Institutions”. In the next six

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HREA launches introductory e-course on the rights of refugees

Refugees

HREA launched an introductory e-course on the rights of refugees and displaced persons. This e-course gives an overview of the institutions and mechanisms that serve to protect refugees and internally displaced persons. It combines text with rich multimedia, including videos

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HREA offers e-learning workshop in Beijing

HREA's Director of Programmes Frank Elbers in Beijing with staff of the National Prosecutor's College and the Beijing office of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute

HREA’s Director of Programmes Frank Elbers conducted a one-day workshop on e-learning for partners of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s China Programme. Staff of Peking University Law School, China University of Political Science and Law, National Prosecutor’s College and the Beijing

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Arab Institute and HREA launch 20th edition of Anabtawi summer school online

The 20th edition of “Anabtawi”, the annual summer school for Arab human rights defenders starts on 12 July. Anabtawi traditionally consists of a two-week intensive training workshop that takes place in Tunis annually and is organised by the Arab Institute for Human Rights (AIHR).

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Results of HRE impact assessment by HREA now available

REAP

In 2008 and 2009, HREA conducted 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

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HREA and UPEACE Human Rights Centre start collaboration

UPEACE-HRC

HREA and the Human Rights Centre of the UN mandated University for Peace (UPEACE) in Costa Rica have agreed to jointly offer short certificate courses via e-learning in order to expand both institutions’ educational offerings. HREA and HRC/UPEACE will offer the following

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HREA conducts training workshop for staff of Ontario Ombudsman for Children and Youth

HREA conducted a two-day introductory training workshop on April 8-9 for staff of the Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth at its headquarters in Toronto (Canada). The aim was to increase capacity in implementing a child rights-based

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