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Yearly Archives: 2016

HREA Founder Felisa Tibbitts wins Ed O’Brien Human Rights Education Award 2016

Felisa Tibbitts

HREA Founder Felisa Tibbitts has been awarded the 2016 Edward O’Brien Award for Human Rights Education. Human Rights Educators USA (HRE USA) announced today that Felisa is the recipient of the award for individual achievement in the field. Jean-Louis Peta Ikambana

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New: Handbook for History Learning and Human Rights Education

Cover Change handbook

How does combining history learning and human rights education facilitate the further development of these approaches and the empowerment of learners? And what would such a combination look like in educational practice? This handbook is for educators at secondary schools,

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Orange Your World!

Frank Elbers

Violence against women and girls is a problem of pandemic proportions. According to UN Women, at least one in three women in the world has suffered from violence, usually by someone known to her. In many societies, bias in the legal system and

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Gender in Development and Humanitarian Assistance Diploma

Gender in Development and Humanitarian Assistance Diploma

The first cycle of the new Gender in Development and Humanitarian Assistance (GDHA) Diploma will start in January 2017. This continuing education program for practitioners and students provides skills to address the full range of gender issues in development and humanitarian

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Launch of Gender in Development and Humanitarian Assistance program

GDHA Launch

On Friday, 21 October at 17:00 the new Gender in Development and Humanitarian Assistance (GDHA) Diploma will be launched at Lebanese American University in Beirut. The GDHA is a collaboration between HREA, the Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World (IWSAW)

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International symposium and book launch “Education for Change”

Change: Handbook for History Learning and Human Rights Education

HREA and partners will organise an international symposium and book launch “Education for Change”: Combining History Learning and Human Rights Education in Formal, Non-formal and Higher Education at the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany on 29 and 30 September 2016. The symposium on

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1 September is early bird registration deadline for e-learning courses offered in November-December

Online courses

You can benefit from the early bird rate if you register and pay by 1 September. Here are the courses you can choose from: November-December 2016 – Children in War and Armed Conflicts – Education in Emergencies – Gender-based Violence – International Human Rights Law (Foundation

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1 July early bird deadline for upcoming courses

Human Trafficking and Smuggling

You can still benefit from the early bird rate if you register and pay by 1 July. Here are the courses you can choose from: Monitoring & Evaluation in the NGO Sector | Gender Mainstreaming (Gender Equality-Advanced Course) | Human Trafficking and Smuggling | CHANGE: Combining History Learning and

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A record 65.3 million displaced

Frank Elbers

Today is World Refugee Day. New figures released by UNHCR show that 65.3 million people were displaced at the end of 2015, compared to 59.5 million just 12 months earlier. Of these 21.3 million are refugees*. The numbers and charts

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Fifth anniversary of the UN Declaration on Human Rights Education and Training

UN Human Rights Council in Palais des Nations

The UN Human Rights Council will convene a high-level meeting on human rights education during its thirty-third session in September. The panel discussion will mark the fifth anniversary of the UN Declaration on Human Rights Education and Training, which was adopted on 19 December 2011. This landmark document recognises the

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