Yearly Archives: 2015

Give the gift of human rights education!


Happy holidays! Human rights belong equally to each of us and bind us together as a global community. This month we celebrate you and all of the work you do to further the realisation of human rights around the globe.

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International experts in human rights education meet in the Netherlands

IHREC 2015

Wat kan en moet het onderwijs doen om tolerantie te versterken, radicalisering tegen te gaan en mensenrechten te bevorderen? Over deze vraag buigen honderden experts zich eind december in Zeeland. De International Human Rights Education Conference vond nog nooit eerder

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Human Rights Day

Frank Elbers

Today is Human Rights Day! On this day of celebrating human rights, I invite you to give children around the world an education in human rights. Children like Premalatha: Watch Premalatha’s story   “I have been denied my rights. But

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Registration of HREA Advocacy Institute 2016 has started

Advocacy Institute 2016

The registration for the 2016 Advocacy Institute has started! The Advocacy Institute is an annual advanced training program for human rights practitioners seeking to increase their skills and gain a practical understanding of participatory advocacy methods and tools. Participants come

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HREA partners with the Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World

Institute for Women's Studies in the Arab World

HREA has partnered with the Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World (IWSAW) at the Lebanese American University (LAU) to offer a certificate program in Gender in Development and Humanitarian Assistance. Due to the increase in suffering, violence, and

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15 December early bird deadline for upcoming e-learning courses

Online courses

The early registration deadline for e-learning courses offered in February-April 2016 has been extended! Register and pay by December 15th and save $$. – Children’s Rights (Foundation Course) (3 February-15 March 2016) – Child Rights Situation Analysis (3 February-15 March 2016) – Child Safeguarding (10

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Orange your world!

Frank Elbers

In December 1999, the 54th session of the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 54/134 declaring November 25th the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The origins of November 25th go back to 1960, when the three

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New initiative to end gender-based violence in emergencies


HREA has partnered with the International Medical Corps and UNFPA in a new three-year capacity building program to combat gender-based violence (GBV) in emergencies. The “Expanding Global GBV Capacity: The Managing GBV in Emergencies Learning Program” aims to increase the number

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Seeking consultant to conduct needs assessment for Human Rights Defenders Academy

Professionel development survey

As part of a wider and integrated response to the emerging situation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, HREA and Amnesty International Amnesty will be developing a Human Rights Defenders Academy. This Human Rights Defenders Academy will utilise online

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World Food Day – 16 October

Frank Elbers

October 16th is World Food Day, which was celebrated for the first time in 1981 as a result of a 1979 resolution by members of the FAO, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Since 1997, it is

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