WARSAW, 24 March 2004 Human rights education constitutes a strong instrument for conflict prevention and preventing human rights violations. More than 200 human rights experts will focus, amongst other things, on the long-term effects of human rights education and lessons learned at a two-day meeting, held by the OSCE's Bulgarian Chairmanship and the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR). The Vienna meeting will cover formal human rights education; human rights education in school curricula; human rights education and training for public officials; and informal human rights education. Media representatives are invited to attend all the sessions of the meeting, which opens on Thursday, 25 March, at 15:00. A press conference will also be held at the Hofburg, room 201, on Friday, 26 March, at 13:30. Further information and the agenda of the meeting can be seen at the special website of the event: http://www.osce.org/odihr/meetings/2004/shdm/march/ For admittance, please bring your OSCE media badge or a valid press card to the security desk in the lobby of the Hofburg Congress Centre, at any time from 14:30 onwards on Thursday, 25 March (main entrance from Heldenplatz). Parking space is available for the press on Thursday from 14:30 onwards and on Friday, 26 March, between 8:30 and 18:00 in the OSCE-reserved parking area on Heldenplatz. Temporary parking permits should be collected from the security desk. Urdur Gunnarsdottir ODIHR Spokesperson, Press and Public Information Adviser Public Affairs Unit OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights Aleje Ujazdowskie 19 00-557, Warsaw Poland Tel.: +48 22 520 06 00 ext. 4162 +48 603 683 122 (mobile) Fax: +48 22 520 06 05 E-mail: Urdur.Gunnarsdottir@odihr.pl Latest news from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) - http://www.osce.org ======== Asia Pacific Human Rights Education listserv ======== Send mail intended for the list to <firstname.lastname@example.org>. If you have problems (un)subscribing, contact <email@example.com>. **You are welcome to reprint, copy, archive, quote or re-post this item, but please retain the original and listserv source.
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