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“Boat People”: The Emerging Challenge in Forced Migration

Boat People: Emerging Challenge in Forced Migration

The plight of thousands of migrants attempting to cross international borders by sea has captured the world’s attention. This one-hour webinar with Saeed Ullah Khan will analyse the current crisis and discuss how the international community can respond. We will

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NCSS endorses human rights education in the United States

Students in the library of the School for Human Rights in Brooklyn

HREA welcomes the new, official position statement by the National Council for Social Studies (NCSS) recognizing the importance of human rights education as a necessity for effective social and civic learning. The statement, published in the May/June 2015 edition of

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TED talk by HREA alum Lina Abirafeh: Women’s Safety In A Violent World

TED talk by HREA alum Lina Abirafeh: Women’s Safety In A Violent World

In humanitarian emergencies, like conflicts and natural disasters, violence against women increases. What does it take to ensure that women are safe? Lina Abirafeh, Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies Specialist and HREA alum, shares her big idea for taking on, and ending,

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HREA and Amnesty International to develop human rights reporting course for human rights defenders in Middle East and North Africa

Amnesty International

Guaranteeing personal security, effectively monitoring the human rights situation and better documenting and addressing human rights violations are essential for human rights activists in conflict regions. As part of a new initiative to support human rights defenders in conflict and

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Call for registrations and papers for 6th International Human Rights Education Conference

IHREC2015

HREA and the University College Roosevelt (UCR) will co-organize the 6th International Human Rights Education Conference in Middelburg, the Netherlands on 17-19 December 2015. For instructions for the call for papers and to register, please visit the conference website: www.ihrec2015.org.

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Upcoming courses and trainings on children’s rights

Upcoming e-learning courses on children’s rights Spotlight: Rights of the Child rapid e-course Registration opens for Monitoring Children’s Rights blended learning course (online and Brussels, 15-17 October 2015)   Upcoming e-learning courses on children’s rights Ensuring that all children, boys

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HREA and UCR organize 6th International Human Rights Education Conference

IHREC2015

HREA and the University College Roosevelt (UCR) will co-organize the 6th International Human Rights Education Conference in Middelburg, the Netherlands on 17-19 December 2015. “Translating Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms to Today’s World” is the theme of the conference. In 1941, at

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Dutch and Flemish teachers participate in Four Freedoms summer course

Twenty teachers and student teachers participated in a four-day teacher training on human rights in which they learned about teaching diversity and discrimination, participation and democracy, and sustainable development. The training was part of the HREA-UCR Four Freedoms Summer Program. This course

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HREA conducts professional development survey for human rights and humanitarian practitioners

Professionel development survey

Today HREA launched a global survey among human rights and humanitarian practitioners about their professional development needs. The survey results will help HREA design and prioritize its training workshops, e-learning courses, bespoke trainings, coaching and other capacity-building programs for the

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HREA partners with UNICEF

UNICEF

HREA and UNICEF recently signed a three-year agreement. As part of the long-term agreement, HREA will be providing professional development services to the 12,000 UNICEF staff around the world in English, French and Spanish. Through our Children’s Rights and Child

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