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Yearly Archives: 2012

Webcast of ‘A Path to Dignity’ at UN in New York

Webcast of A Path to Dignity at UN headquarters

The documentary film A Path to Dignity was screened and webcast live from the United Nations headquarters in New York on 12 December as part of the Human Rights Day 2012 celebrations. A Path to Dignity: The Power of Human Rights Education is a 28-minute movie

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Announcing Human Rights Educators USA

Human Rights Educators USA

For immediate release Ithaca, New York (December 10, 2012) – Human Rights Educators USA (HRE USA), a newly established network, is officially open for membership as of today, International Human Rights Day. Inspired by the 2011 UN Declaration on Human Rights

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Screening of ‘A Path to Dignity’ at UN in New York

The cover of "A Path to Dignity: The Power of Human Rights Education" © OHCHR Photo/Christine Wambaa

The documentary film A Path to Dignity will be screened at the United Nations headquarters in New York on 12 December as part of the Human Rights Day 2012 celebrations. A Path to Dignity: The Power of Human Rights Education is a 28-minute movie that presents three

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Upgrading NGO Training Curricula: Integrating the Human Rights-Based Approach

HREA, in collaboration with INTRAC and the Jordan Civil Society Program, will be conducting a boot camp and on-the-job training and coaching for human rights trainers in Jordan. The “Upgrading NGO Training Curricula: Integrating the Human Rights-Based Approach Program” is aimed

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The impact of human rights education on community policing

Victoria Police community policing

David Jada is a Sudanese youth leader in Melbourne, Australia. Relations with the Victoria Police are sometimes tense. Members of the police have been accused of “overpolicing” Sudanese youth, and young people in David’s community, many of them recent immigrants,

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‘A Path to Dignity’ screened at Council of Europe

Panel discussion following screening of 'A Path to Dignity' at Council of Europe (from left to right): Kazunari Fujii (SGI), Felisa Tibbitts (HREA) and Elena Ippoliti (OHCHR) (Photo courtesy of Council of Europe)

Today our new documentary film “A Path to Dignity: The Power of Human Rights Education” was screened at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France. Almost fifty people attended the screening, which was followed by a panel discussion. The screening and

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Premalatha’s story

Premalatha: "I have been denied my rights. But these rights are my birthright."

“I have been denied my rights. But these rights are my birthright,” says Premalatha, a school child in a village near Madurai in the Tamil Nadu region of southern India. She encounters caste and gender-based discrimination. When she fetches water

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‘A Path to Dignity’ shown at Europe’s largest human rights conference

Screening of 'A Path to Dignity' at OSCE conference in Warsaw

HREA organised a showing of the new documentary film “A Path to Dignity: The Power of Human Rights Education” at the annual Human Dimension Implementation Meeting in Warsaw organised by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). Approximately

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New guidelines on human rights education for law enforcement and secondary schools

right to left: Cristina Sganga, Chair of HREA, Felisa Tibbitts, Founder and Senior Advisor at HREA, Pavel Chacuk and Snježana Bokulić (both OSCE/ODIHR) at the presentation of the Guidelines in Warsaw. Photo: OSCE/Piotr Markowski

HREA’s Cristina Sganga and Felisa Tibbitts launched new guidelines on human rights education for law enforcement officials and secondary school systems at the annual Human Dimension Implementation Meeting in Warsaw organised by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

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Launch of documentary film ‘A Path to Dignity’

The cover of "A Path to Dignity: The Power of Human Rights Education" © OHCHR Photo/Christine Wambaa

Yesterday the documentary film A Path to Dignity was launched at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. A Path to Dignity: The Power of Human Rights Education is a 28-minute movie that presents three stories illustrating the impact of human rights education

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