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HREA assists government of Mauritius with implementation of human rights education

Participants during workshop on human rights education in Port Louis on 2 December 2011

Paul McAdams, Senior Programme Associate at HREA, visited Mauritius from 27 November-2 December to meet with officials of the Ministry of Education, teachers and teacher trainers. On the last day of his site visit, Mr. McAdams conducted a workshop on

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HREA concludes collaboration with UNRWA on human rights education in refugee schools

HREA Senior Program Associate Paul McAdams with UNRWA staff during the HRE policy review workshop in Jordan

HREA has been assisting the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) with the implementation of human rights education programming in UNRWA schools. UNWRA contracted HREA to assess its Human Rights, Conflict Resolution

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HREA publishes Educator’s Guide to ‘Crimes of War: What the Public Should Know’

Crimes of War book cover

HREA is pleased to announce the publication of its Educator’s Guide for the second edition of Crimes of War: What the Public Should Know. This Guide, developed in cooperation with the Crimes of War Project (publisher of the second edition)

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HREA’s partner The School for Human Rights featured by CNN, New York Times, The Guardian

School for Human Rights

The School for Human Rights is featured today in an article in the The New York Times and other national newspapers. Associated Press writes: “The School for Human Rights is one of nearly 150 ‘small’ public schools that opened through

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HREA receives funding for educator’s guide on war crimes

Crimes of War book cover

HREA has received funding from the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) to develop teaching materials for the highly acclaimed book Crimes of War: What the Public Should Know. Crimes of War was published on the eve of the fiftieth

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HREA partner School for Human Rights concludes first year

Students in the library of the School for Human Rights in Brooklyn

Summer vacation has started for the students and teachers of The School for Human Rights in Brooklyn (New York). We can look back at a successful first year with teaching practices that infuse human rights and extra-curricular activities like film

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HREA assists OSCE in promoting human rights education in schools

ODIHR

ODIHR (Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights) in cooperation with HREA Director Felisa Tibbitts organised an intensive two-day training on good practice for introducing human rights education in schools for human dimension officers of the Organization for Security and

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Teaching resources for Northern Ireland Bill of Rights

A mural on the streets of Belfast

HREA has just concluded its collaboration with the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission in preparing two teacher manuals for introducing the Northern Ireland Bill of Rights to students. “The aim of the resource is to help familiarise young people with

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Croatian human rights education project concludes

Project director Vedrana Spajic-Vrkas

A groundbreaking human rights education project concluded last month in Croatia. HREA has supported human rights education efforts in Croatia since 1998 through partnerships with the Ministry of Education, the National Committee for Human Rights Education and the newly established

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HREA Director key note speaker at OSCE meeting on human rights education and training

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For immediate release 26 March 2004 On 25 March Felisa Tibbitts, Executive Director of HREA, presented at a special meeting in Vienna of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). Ms. Tibbitts provided an overview of human rights

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