Yearly Archives: 2014

HREA co-sponsors Workshop on Education for Global Citizenship

Education for Global Citizenship workshop

HREA will be co-sponsoring a workshop on education for global citizenship at UN headquarters on Wednesday, 27 August. This participatory workshop intends to facilitate discussion on education for global citizenship as vital to achieving a transformative post-2015 development agenda. Ideas and recommendations

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Universal Periodic Review consultation on human rights education in the U.S.

Universal Periodic Review consultation on human rights education in the U.S.

Over this summer and in collaboration with the US Human Rights Network and HRE2020, HRE USA has been partaking in a consultation as part of the so-called Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the United States. In the UPR the human

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HREA Advocacy Institute 2014 begins

Four-day advanced training builds human rights activists’ advocacy skills For immediate release 6 August 2014 Cambridge – Participants representing 12 countries across five continents are in Cambridge for the annual HREA Advocacy Institute. This year’s group includes educators, humanitarian and

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Registration opens for workshop on monitoring children’s rights in Brussels, 13-15 October

Children in Majuro, Marshall Islands (Photo: Steve Courchesne)

HREA will be organising a workshop in monitoring children’s in Brussels (Belgium) from 13-15 October 2014. The workshop is part of a blended training program intended for child rights practitioners, children’s advocates and child-related professionals seeking to gain a practical understanding

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New rapid e-courses on coaching and performance management available

Features of rapid e-courses

HREA offers short on-line professional development courses related to human rights, humanitarian action, and financial, people and project management. These rapid e-courses are self-directed, which means learners can start and complete them at their own pace. Courses typically include written text and

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HREA Advocacy Institute 2014 Closing Ceremony and Reception

Participants of the HREA Advocacy Institute 2014

Friday, August 8, 20144-6pmStudent Center Mezzanine Wolfard Hall 34 Mellen Street, Cambridge (on the campus of Lesley University)Still possible to RSVP! The annual HREA Advocacy Institute is only a week away! Each August, we welcome 20 human rights advocates from

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Start of second phase of national HRE curriculum development in Mauritius

Participants during a workshop on human rights education in Port Louis, Mauritius conducted by HREA in December 2011

HREA has been contracted by the Commonwealth Secretariat to further assist the government of Mauritius with the implementation of a national human rights education curriculum. In the first phase of this collaboration, HREA assisted the government of Mauritius to integrate

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Capacity building program for Pacific Islands to undertake human rights-based analyses

Children in Majuro, Marshall Islands (Photo: Steve Courchesne)

From 29 September 2014-30 January 2015, HREA will be offering an online training program that will increase capacity of staff of the Regional Rights Resource Team (RRRT) of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and partners to undertake human

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HRE 2020 urges UN to ‘move beyond equal access to education and equality in education, to education for equality’

Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment

Statement of HRE 2020 at CEDAW Committee meeting on girls’/women’s right to education For immediate release 7 July 2014 HREA, Amnesty International, Soka Gakkai International and 11 other organisations of the HRE 2020 coalition today made an oral statement at the CEDAW Committee

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In memoriam: Alenka Elena Begant (1965-2014)

Alenka Elena Begant

We mourn the untimely death of Elena Begant, a distinguished educator and activist, and member of the Board of the Democracy and Human Rights Education in Europe Network (DARE). Elena studied Slovenian and English Language and Literature at the University

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