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Register now for certificate e-learning courses in 2015

Computer keyboardHREA organises specialised human rights training via distance education for human rights defenders, NGO staff, development practitioners and humanitarian workers. 1 December 2014 is the registration deadline for courses offered in January-April 2015. Register now! >>

Indigenous Peoples' Rights Program in Costa Rica

4th Annual Indigenous Peoples\' Rights Course & Field Visit in Costa RicaHREA and the University for Peace Human Rights Center annually organise a blended learning program from June-August that includes a field experience living with indigenous populations on the Caribbean and Pacific coast in Costa Rica. Early payment discount ends on 1 February 2015. Read further >>

Registration opens for Advocacy Institute 2015

Faty KaneEvery August, the annual HREA Advocacy Institute brings human rights defenders, humanitarian and development workers from around the world to Cambridge for four days of intensive workshops. HREA is now accepting registrations for the 2015 Advocacy Institute. Learn more and register >>

August 2014 issue of e-newsletter now available

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Universal Periodic Review consultation

UPR USAHREA will organize a meeting on Saturday, September 6 on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the United States. In the UPR the human rights records of all UN member states are reviewed. The United States are scheduled for review in 2015. HREA and its partners will be reporting regarding human rights educationLearn more >>

Short on-line professional development courses

Introductory e-courses on human rightsHREA offers short on-line professional development courses. They combine text with rich multimedia, including videos and podcasts. Learners pass assessments throughout. New courses on "Coaching" and "Performance Review for NGOs and Community-based Organizations" are now available. Learn more >>

'Move beyond equal access to education and equality in education, to education for equality'

United Nations Human RightsHREA, Amnesty International, Soka Gakkai International and 11 other organisations of the HRE 2020 coalition made an oral statement at the CEDAW Committee general discussion on girls'/women's right to education in Geneva. The purpose of the discussion was to help develop a "General Recommendation on girls/women's right to education". Learn more >>

Premalatha's story

Premalatha"I have been denied my rights. But these rights are my birthright," says Premalatha, a school child in a village near Madurai in the Tamil Nadu region of southern India. She encounters caste and gender-based discrimination. Learn about Premalatha and the power of human rights education in our video A Path to Dignity. View >>

Human Rights Education Associates (HREA) is an international non-governmental organisation registered as a charity in the Netherlands and a 501(c)3 tax-exempt non-profit in the United States and has consultative status with the United Nations.

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Upcoming courses and training workshops:

- 5th Annual Indigenous Peoples' Rights Course & Field Visit in Costa Rica (27 May-7 July and 3-9 August 2015)
- HREA Advocacy Institute 2015 (Cambridge, 4-7 August 2015)
- Human Rights Defenders Academy (Brussels, 20-23 October 2015)

- Child Safeguarding
- Education in Emergencies
- Gender Mainstreaming (Gender Equality-Advanced Course)
- Migration and Asylum (Foundation Course)
- Data Collection and Analysis for Project Monitoring and Evaluation
- Effective Leadership for Humanitarian Action and Social Change
- International Humanitarian Law (Foundation Course)
- Use of ICTs and Social Media for Human Rights Work
- Human Rights Fact-finding and Reporting
- Monitoring & Evaluation in the NGO Sector
- Resilience, Humanitarian Action and Human Development
- Gender and Human Rights (Foundation Course)
- Corporate Social Responsibility

HREA Child Protection Training Programme 2014-2015 acrobat (PDF)

HREA Gender Equality Training Programme 2014-2015 acrobat (PDF)

HREA Humanitarian Action and Disaster Relief Training Programme 2014-2015 acrobat (PDF)

HREA Financial, People and Project Management Training Programme 2014-2015 acrobat (PDF)

HREA Migration and Asylum Training Programme 2014-2015 acrobat (PDF)

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