Some new courses / event from HREA-Newsletter

HREA – Human Rights Education Associates.

EVENT: International Women’s Day, 8 March 2007, (full text).

NEW COURSES ADDED:

International Institute on Peace Education 2007, Date: 14-22 July 2007, Level: (under)graduate, professional.
Focus: This summer course will explore the theme of “Identity, Interdependence & Nonviolent Transformations – Practical Priorities of Education in Transitions to Peace”. The special sub-theme of the program, Practical Priorities of Education in Transitions to Peace, is an inquiry into how we can actualise, adapt and design peace education for particular moments of transition towards peace that are being experienced in the world, with special consideration given to the Basque Country and participants’ local communities.
Location: Arantzazu (Spain), Deadline of application: 15 March 2007.
Organisation: Baketik, Peace Education Center/Teachers College/Columbia University, (full text with tuition, fee, lodging, contact information).

International Human Rights Academy, Date: 20 August-1 September 2007, Level: graduate, professional.
Focus: The various intensive courses that make up the Academy are designed to provide high quality legal education in comparative international human rights and in humanitarian law, with an emphasis on the practical aspects in various fields.
Location: Utrecht (The Netherlands), Deadline of application: 20 April 2007.
Organisation: Ghent University, University of the Western Cape, Utrecht University, Washington College of Law at American University, (full text with tuition, fee, lodging, contact information).

9th Summer Session Salzburg Law School on International Criminal Law, Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law, Date: 5-17 August 2007, Level: graduate, professional.
Focus: Main focus of this summer course is international criminal law and international justice, substantive international criminal law and the organisation of international judicial bodies, in particular, the ad hoc Tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda as well as the International Criminal Court.
Location: Salzburg (Austria), Deadline of application: 30 April 2007.
Organisation: Institute for Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Criminology/Paris-Lodron-University Salzburg, (full text with participants, tuition, fee, lodging, contact information).

The European System of Human Rights Protection, Date: 10-22 September 2007, Level: (under)graduate.
Focus: This course provides an integrated treatment of the various supranational European systems and of specifically European issues of human rights protection.
Location: Frankfurt (Oder) (Germany), Deadline of application: 31 May 2007.
Organisation: Europa-Universitaet Viadrina, (full text with participants, tuition, fee, lodging, contact information).

Human Rights Monitoring, Date: 5 September-27 November 2007, Level: professional.
Focus: This distance learning course provides participants practical guidance on how to monitor human rights. Participants will be introduced to the doctrine and methodology of human rights monitoring, primarily as developed through the work of international organisations and NGOs.
Location: Internet (e-learning), Deadline of application: 1 June 2007.
Organisation: HREA, (full text with participants, tuition, fee, lodging, contact information).

Introduction to Human Rights Education, Date: 12 September-4 December 2007, Level: post-graduate, professional.
Focus: The course will introduce the international field of human rights education (HRE), including presentations of programming approaches, teaching and learning resources, and related theory. The course is intended for educators and trainers working in both the formal and nonformal sectors. Participants will be assisted in the development of a curriculum, training, or plan to use these skills to further their organisation’s advocacy efforts.
Location: Internet (e-learning), Deadline of application: 1 June 2007.
Organisation: HREA, (full text with participants, tuition, fee, lodging, contact information).

Programmation basée sur les droits humains, Date: 19 September-11 December 2007, Level: professional.
Focus: Ce cours à distance a pour objet d’initier le personnel des organisations pour le développement et des ONG (internationales) à la programmation basée sur les droits. Une approche basée sur les droits de l’homme est un cadre conceptuel pour le processus du développement humain normativement basé sur les droits de l’homme internationaux standards et orienté de façon à promouvoir et protéger les droits de l’homme.
Location: Internet (e-learning), Deadline of application: 1 juin 2007.
Organisation: HREA, (full text with participants, tuition, fee, lodging, contact information).

Project Development and Management in the NGO Sector, Date: 19 September-11 December 2007, Level: post-graduate, professional.
Focus: This course will introduce the basic elements of project development and management. Step-by-step processes and techniques will be introduced for the various phases of a project life cycle. The course is intended for staff of non-governmental organisations who have responsibility for designing and carrying out a project, but with relatively little experience. Participants will be assisted in the development of a project plan that could be submitted to senior management or a funding agency.
Location: Internet (e-learning), Deadline of application: 1 June 2007.
Organisation: HREA, (full text with participants, tuition, fee, lodging, contact information).

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