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2015 marks the international community’s focus on human rights training of media professionals and journalists

Press freedom

Human rights training of journalists and other media professionals is the main focus of the third phase of the World Programme for Human Rights Education, a global collective framework for national action adopted by all UN Member States at the

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

Frank Elbers

Today marks the third anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations 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 conducts survey for media professionals for development of e-course on international humanitarian law

Press freedom

HREA is conducting a survey of media professionals for a new self-directed online course for journalists on the laws of armed conflict and war. The course will aim to raise the capacity of media professionals, from journalists reporting from conflict

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Reporting conflict

Frank Elbers

Journalists and other media professionals serve a critical role in society in pursuing truth, deconstructing complex situations and making information available and accessible to the public. Knowledge about the complex situations of internal and international armed conflict on which they

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Rio +20: Educating for the Future

Frank Elbers

During the recent Rio +20 Sustainable Development Conference in Rio de Janeiro (Brasil) from 20-22 June, I presented on a panel on educating for sustainable development called “The Future We Create”, which HREA co-organised with Soka Gakkai International, Centre for

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