ERC-L Human Rights Education Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 14 (October 2000)



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ERC-L is a bi-weekly e-mail newsletter about new resources for human
rights education and training on the web site of Human Rights Education
Associates (HREA). The Electronic Resource Centre consists of a Human
Rights Education Library, a Calendar which lists courses and trainings
worldwide, a Human Rights Education Links section and Databases of Human
Rights Education Funders, Material Developers, Organisations, and
Trainers. If you have questions or feedback, please contact us at:
erc@hrea.org.


## FEATURE ##

10 Basic Human Rights Standards for Law Enforcement Officials

The "10 Basic Human Rights Standards for Law Enforcement Officials" were
prepared by Amnesty International in association with police officials and
experts from different countries. They are based on United Nations law
enforcement, criminal justice and human rights standards and are intended
as a quick reference on the applicability of international human rights
standards relevant to law enforcement.

10 Basic Human Rights Standards for Law Enforcement Officials (London:
Amnesty International - International Secretariat, 1998. Languages:
English, French, Portuguese, Spanish. Keywords: law enforcement officials,
police, criminal justice, Amnesty International. URL:
http://erc.hrea.org/Library/law_enforcement/standards.html


## HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION LIBRARY ##

New additions in weeks 1-15 October 2000:

* Democratising Your School: A Practical Guide for Headteachers by Ellie
Keen and Anca Tirca (Bucharest: AREDDO/Radical, 2000). Language: English.
Keywords: teacher guide, headteachers, democracy, democratisation, school
reform, Romania. URL: 
http://erc.hrea.org/Library/teachers/keen-tirca00.html

* First Steps: A Manual for Starting Human Rights Education (London:
Amnesty International, 1997). Languages: Hungarian, Albanian, English,
Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Ukrainian. Keywords: teacher manual, secondary
school level, lesson plans, Universal Declaration of Human Rights,
Convention on the Rights of the Child, Central and Eastern Europe. URL:
http://erc.hrea.org/Library/teachers/first-steps.html

* Human Rights and the Police: A Training Manual by Anette Faye Jacobsen
and Diego Bang (Danish Centre for Human Rights, 1999). Language: English.
Keywords: training manual, police, law enforcement officials, right to
life, security of person, freedom of assembly, rights of refugees,
discrimination, European system of human rights protection, Council of
Europe, European Court of Human Rights, European Convention on Human
Rights, Denmark. URL: 
http://erc.hrea.org/Library/law_enforcement/dchr99.html


## Other publications added ##

* Gender, HIV and Human Rights: A Training Manual by Madhu Bala Nath (New
York: UNIFEM, 2000). Languages: English, Spanish. Keywords: training
manual, training of trainers, HIV/AIDS, reproductive health, sexual
health, human rights and development, right to development, right to
health, women's rights, UNIFEM. URL: 
http://erc.hrea.org/Library/women/unifem00.html

* Non-Discrimination and the Right to Life (Hong Kong: Asian Human Rights
Commission/Human Rights Correspondence School, n.d.). Language: English.
Keywords: lesson plan, non-discrimination, right to life, extra-judicial
killings, freedom of religion, Declaration on the Elimination of All Forms
of Intolerance and of Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief,
Pakistan, Asia. URL: http://erc.hrea.org/Library/community/ahrc00.html

* Ripple in Still Water: Reflections by Activists on Local- and
National-Level Work on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (Washington,
DC: International Human Rights Internship Program, 1997). Language:
English. Keywords: handbook, advocacy, monitoring, organisational
development, socio-economic rights, cultural rights, right to education,
right to food, right to health, right to housing, International Covenant
on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, African Commission for Human and
Peoples' Rights. URL: http://erc.hrea.org/Library/monitoring/ihrip97.html


## HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION CALENDAR ##

New courses added:

* The Human Right to Food and Nutrition: Principles and Policies
Dates: 30 July-10 August 2001
Level: graduate
Focus: The purpose of this summer course is to study the working of human
rights systems through close examination of the human right to food and
nutrition. Participants should understand recent developments in nutrition
rights, and also develop skill in applying the nutrition rights approach in
specific contexts.
Location: Budapest (Hungary)
Deadline of application: 15 January 2001
Organisation: Central European University
URL: http://erc.hrea.org/Calendar/161.html

* Intercultural Citizenship: The South-East European Context
Dates: 61-28 July 2001
Level: graduate
Focus: This summer course will comprise of four major components: Defining
the concept of intercultural citizenship; Citizenship in south-east Europe;
How to Rebuild Social Fabric in Conflicting Regions, Human Rights and
Peaceful Conflict Resolution
Location: Budapest (Hungary)
Deadline of application: 15 January 2001
Organisation: Central European University
URL: http://erc.hrea.org/Calendar/162.html

* Fourth Annual Human Rights Summer Institute for Teachers: Teaching FOR
and ABOUT Human Rights
Dates: 12-17 August 2001
Level: professional, undergraduate/graduate
Focus: This course will consist of four modules, each of which has a human
rights, social justice and/or citizenship education underpinning.
Location: St. Thomas University, New Brunswick (Canada)
Deadline of application: --
Organisation: Atlantic Human Rights Centre
URL: http://erc.hrea.org/Calendar/175.html

* Cours de formation de base  l'action en faveur des droits de l'homme
Dates: 15-21 April 2001
Level: high school, undergraduate
Focus: Introductory course on human rights including workshops on history
and philosophy of human rights; institutions and procedures; and strategies
for action. Working language is French.
Location: Geneva (Switzerland)
Deadline of application: 31 January 2001
Organisation: CODAP
URL: http://erc.hrea.org/Calendar/163.html


## HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION LINKS ##

* D@dalos (Bosnia-Hercegovina) [in Bosnian, English, German, Serbo-Croat]:
http://www.dadalos.org
* Human Rights Commission New Zealand [in English and Maori]:
http://www.hrc.co.nz/


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