Human Rights Education – Rights of the Child -e course

The Human Rights Education Association have published some news of courses and new resources:

Rights of the Child

This introductory e-course gives an overview of the institutions and mechanisms that serve to protect and guarantee children’s rights. The course combines text with rich multimedia, including videos and podcasts. Knowledge checks and quizzes engage the learner and reinforce the knowledge learned. To learn more and enroll: http://www.hrea.org/child-rights

 

New documents added to the library :

Detention Monitoring Briefing N°1: Making Effective Recommendations (Geneva: Association for the Prevention of Torture, 2008). Language(s): English, French, Georgian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish. Keywords: guidelines, NGO staff, human rights monitoring, human rights reporting, inhuman or degrading treatment, pre-trial detention, prison conditions, prisoners’ rights, torture. URL:
http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5597&category_id=9&category_type=3

Detention Monitoring Briefing N°2: The Selection of Persons to Interview in the Context of Preventive Detention Monitoring (Geneva: Association for the Prevention of Torture, 2009). Language(s): English, French, Georgian, Polish, Spanish. Keywords: guidelines, NGO staff, human rights monitoring, human rights reporting, inhuman or degrading treatment, pre-trial detention, prison conditions, prisoners’ rights, torture. URL: http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5598&category_id=9&category_type=3

Excursion to the past-teaching for the future: Handbook for teachers (Vienna: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, 2010). Language(s): English. Keywords: handbook, teacher guide, teachers, secondary school, teacher training, genocide, Holocaust, war crimes, Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), European Union, Europe. URL: http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5590&category_id=18&category_type=3

Guidelines on Indigenous Peoples’ Issues (New York and Geneva: Inter-Agency Support Group on Indigenous Issues, 2009). Language(s): English, French, Spanish. Keywords: guidelines, development workers, staff of international organisations, cultural rights, economic and social rights, human rights-based approach (HRBA) to programming, indigenous peoples, Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD), Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour (ILO Convention N° 182), ILO Convention N° 182, Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention (ILO Convention n° 169), International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR). URL:
http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5603&category_id=23&category_type=3

Parliament & Human Rights by Arif Azad (Islamabad: United Nations Development Programme Pakistan and Strengthening Democracy through Parliamentary Development, n.d.). Language(s): English. Keywords: brochure, parliamentarians, public officials, democracy, Pakistan. URL:
http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5587&category_id=16&category_type=3

Review of Human Rights Education and Training in the Criminal Justice System in Nepal by Ben Saul, David Kinley and Yubaraj Sangroula (Kathmandu and Sydney: Kathmandu School of Law and Sydney Centre for International Law/Faculty of Law/The University of Sydney, 2009). Language(s): English. Keywords: guidelines, research study, law enforcement officials, in-service training, pre-service training, training of professional groups, appropriate use of force, arbitrary detention, criminal justice, freedom of assembly and association, inhuman or degrading treatment, non-discrimination, pre-trial detention, privacy, Nepal. URL:http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5594&category_id=12&category_type=3

Visiting places of detention: What role for physicians and other health professionals? (Geneva: Association for the Prevention of Torture, 2008). Language(s): Arabic, English, French, Georgian, Polish, Spanish. guide, health professionals, human rights monitors, human rights monitoring, pre-trial detention, prison conditions, prisoners’ rights, torture, Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture (OPCAT). URL: http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5599&category_id=14&category_type=3

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