Human Rights Education – new resources

Human Rights Education Association (HREA) have listed some new resources:

A Practical Guide to the United Nations’ Universal Periodic Review (UPR) by Tatiana Bejar (New York: Human Rights Project at the Urban Justice Center, 2010). Language(s): English. Keywords: human rights monitors, NGO staff, universal periodic review (UPR), Human Rights Council, United Kingdom, USA. URL:

Children’s Rights Education for Adults (Berlin: Democracy and Human Rights Education in Europe (DARE) Network, 2010). Language(s): English. Keywords: lessons learned, report, NGO staff, training of professional groups, adult education, children’s rights, human rights education, right to education, rights of the child, Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), World Programme for Human Rights Education, European Union, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Europe, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Slovenia. URL:

Education in human rights in international law: Foundations, assessment, and perspectives by Ramdane Babadji (Geneva: CIFEDHOP, 2006). Language(s): English, French. Keywords: article, human rights education, Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel and Degrading Treatment (CAT), Convention on the Elimination of All Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD), Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), UNESCO Convention Against Discrimination in Education, Human Rights Council, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to education. URL:

Gender and Rights: A Resource Guide by Maitrayee Mukhopadhyay, Chris Hunter, and Kirsty Milward (Amsterdam: Royal Tropical Institute and Gendernet, n.d.). Language(s): English. Keywords: guide, NGO staff, staff of international organisations, gender equality, gender mainstreaming, human rights-based approach (HRBA) to programming, women’s human rights. URL:

Human rights and humanitarian law in professional policing concepts. Highlights from the book To Serve and Protect (Geneva: International Committee of the Red Cross, 2007). Language(s): English. Keywords: law enforcement officials, appropriate use of force, criminal justice, equality before the law, international humanitarian law, juvenile justice, violence against women, International Committee of the Red Cross/Crescent (ICRC). URL:

Human rights education in non-formal settings: Lessons learned from the Rights Education Action Programme (London: Amnesty International, 2010). Language(s): Arabic, English, French, Malay, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Turkish. Keywords: brochure, evaluation, lessons learned, NGO staff, youth, non-formal education, human rights education. URL:

Resources for Human Rights Education 2: Using Games, Films and Role-Playing: A Practical Guide from the EMHRN Summer School 2008 by Nour Hemici, Monica Grunfeld Rius, Hiba Heneini, Issa Amro (Copenhagen: Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network, 2010). Language(s): English. Keywords: lesson activities, students, trainers, youth, informal education, non-formal education, training of trainers, conflict resolution, tolerance education, conflict transformation, human rights education, methodology. URL:

The ICRC and universities: Working together to promote international humanitarian law (Geneva: International Committee of the Red Cross, 2008). Language(s): English. Keywords: professors, students, higher education, international humanitarian law, International Committee of the Red Cross/Crescent (ICRC). URL:

Training Resources on Penal Reform and Gender by Agneta M. Johannsen (Geneva: The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces, 2010). Language(s): English. Keywords: training manual, prison officials, training of trainers, criminal justice, gender equality, gender mainstreaming, prisoners’ rights, sexual violence, violence against women. URL:


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