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Yearly Archives: 2011

UN General Assembly adopts Declaration on Human Rights Education and Training

UN General Assembly adopts Declaration on Human Rights Education and Training

This morning, the United Nations General Assembly in New York adopted the Declaration on Human Rights Education and Training. This landmark document recognises the right of every one of the planet’s seven billion people to have access to human rights

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HREA assists government of Mauritius with implementation of human rights education

Participants during workshop on human rights education in Port Louis on 2 December 2011

Paul McAdams, Senior Programme Associate at HREA, visited Mauritius from 27 November-2 December to meet with officials of the Ministry of Education, teachers and teacher trainers. On the last day of his site visit, Mr. McAdams conducted a workshop on

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HREA concludes collaboration with UNRWA on human rights education in refugee schools

HREA Senior Program Associate Paul McAdams with UNRWA staff during the HRE policy review workshop in Jordan

HREA has been assisting the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) with the implementation of human rights education programming in UNRWA schools. UNWRA contracted HREA to assess its Human Rights, Conflict Resolution

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HREA and Carr Center for Human Rights Policy co-sponsor presentation ‘A Human Rights View of the Law of Armed Conflict’

UN Photo/Marco Dormino

HREA and the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government are co-sponsoring the presentation “A Human Rights View of the Law of Armed Conflict” by Dr. Gerd Oberleitner (University of Graz, Austria). WHEN: Wednesday, April

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Arab Institute and HREA launch 21st edition of Anabtawi summer school online

For the third consecutive year an on-line component has been added to the 21st edition of “Anabtawi”, the summer school for Arab human rights defenders. Anabtawi traditionally consists of a two-week intensive training workshop that takes place in Tunis annually

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CLINIC partners with HREA to advance training in immigration law

HREA will assist the Washington, DC-based Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) in adding e-learning courses to its training menu. CLINIC’s mission to enhance and expand delivery of legal services to indigent and low-income immigrants in the United States. HREA

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