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Registration of HREA Advocacy Institute 2016 has started

Advocacy Institute 2016

The registration for the 2016 Advocacy Institute has started! The Advocacy Institute is an annual advanced training program for human rights practitioners seeking to increase their skills and gain a practical understanding of participatory advocacy methods and tools. Participants come

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Seeking consultant to conduct needs assessment for Human Rights Defenders Academy

Professionel development survey

As part of a wider and integrated response to the emerging situation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, HREA and Amnesty International Amnesty will be developing a Human Rights Defenders Academy. This Human Rights Defenders Academy will utilise online

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HREA Advocacy Institute 2015 a success

Participants in HREA Advocacy Institute 2015

Participants representing 11 countries across four continents attended the third annual HREA Advocacy Institute in Cambridge. This year’s group included humanitarian and development workers, and advocates working on issues such as children’s rights, women’s human rights, and health and housing rights in marginalised communities

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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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Human Rights Defenders

Human rights defenders are those individuals, groups and organs of society that promote and protect universally-recognised human rights and fundamental freedoms. They seek the promotion and protection of civil and political rights as well as the promotion, protection and attainment

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Registration opens for HREA Advocacy Institute 2015

Every 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. Participants strengthen their

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Early bird registration deadline for Human Rights Defenders Academy 2014 is approaching

Defend the Defenders

The early bird registration deadline for the Human Rights Defenders Academy 2014 (Brussels, 21-24 October 2014) is approaching! Human rights defenders interested in participating can benefit from the early registration discount by 15 September 2014. A limited number of (partial) scholarships is

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HREA Advocacy Institute 2014 begins

Four-day advanced training builds human rights activists’ advocacy skills For immediate release 6 August 2014 Cambridge – Participants representing 12 countries across five continents are in Cambridge for the annual HREA Advocacy Institute. This year’s group includes educators, humanitarian and

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HREA Advocacy Institute 2014 Closing Ceremony and Reception

Participants of the HREA Advocacy Institute 2014

Friday, August 8, 20144-6pmStudent Center Mezzanine Wolfard Hall 34 Mellen Street, Cambridge (on the campus of Lesley University)Still possible to RSVP! The annual HREA Advocacy Institute is only a week away! Each August, we welcome 20 human rights advocates from

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Nineteen Asian human rights defenders start Foundation Course for National Human Rights Institutions


Today nineteen staff members of national human rights institutions (NHRIs) in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Maldives, Mongolia, New Zealand, the Philippines and Thailand started the second edition of the “Foundation Course for National Human Rights Institutions”. In the next six

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