HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION – new links and resources – May 2011

New resources have been added to the Human Rights Education Association (HREA) online library:
A Humanitarian Practitioner’s Guide to International Human Rights Law by William G. O’Neill (Providence: The Thomas J. Watson Jr. Institute for International Studies, 1999). Language(s): English. Keywords: guide, humanitarian workers, NGO staff, civil and political rights, internally displaced persons, international humanitarian law, refugee law, refugees, 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=5846&category_id=45&category_type=3

Basic Introduction to Human Rights and Rights-Based Programming (CARE Human Rights Initiative, 2001). Language(s): English. Keywords: manual, student text, teacher guide, development workers, humanitarian workers, human rights-based approach (HRBA) to programming, International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). URL:
http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5840&category_id=44&category_type=3

Kid’s Talk: Freedom of Expression and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child by Linda Kirschke (London: Article 19, 1999). Language(s): English. Keywords: report, access to information, children’s rights, civil and political rights, freedom of expression, freedom of religion, rights of the child, Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), Committee on the Rights of the Child, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda. URL:
http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5844&category_id=23&category_type=3

Professional Training Series No.4: National Human Rights Institutions: A Handbook for the Establishment and Strengthening of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (Geneva: United Nations Centre for Human Rights, 1995). Language(s): Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian. Keywords: handbook, government officials, public officials, training of professional groups, national human rights institutions, Principles relating to the status of national institutions (“Paris Principles”). URL:
http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5845&category_id=16&category_type=3

Promoting Rights in Schools: providing quality public education (Johannesburg: Right to Education Project and ActionAid, 2006). Language(s): English, French. Keywords: NGO staff, pupils, school administrators, students, teachers, children’s rights, right to education, rights of the child, African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, Convention on the Elimination of All Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), Africa. URL:
http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5851&category_id=18&category_type=3

and some new links for further country information:

Iran:
http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=117&language_id=1&category_type=2&category_id=810

Iraq:
http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=117&language_id=1&category_type=2&category_id=845

Morocco:
http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=117&language_id=1&category_type=2&category_id=773

Syria:
http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=117&language_id=1&category_type=2&category_id=846

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