Global Advocacy

HREA promotes the human right to human rights education: every girl, boy, woman and man should be aware of their human rights.

HREA advocates for quality and effective human rights education programming, specifically through HRE 2020: The Global Coalition for Human Rights Education.

HREA engages in policy and advocacy work around the World Programme for Human Rights Education, the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Education and Training, the Council of Europe Charter on Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights, and the Universal Periodic Review of the UN Human Rights Council.

Priority areas

– policy development with governments, the United Nations and regional organizations like the Council of Europe
– advocacy at the UN treaty bodies and Universal Period Review (UPR)
– litigation

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