Links: Human Rights Education

In the following sections, you will find a selection of links towards English-speaking websites offering practical information, didactical materials or theoretical contributions to human rights education. To broaden your research, be aware that parallel sections exist also in French and German.

Exploring Humanitarian Law (EHL) Virtual Campus
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) project is a web-based resource centre and online community for the EHL education programme, including learning modules, workshops, training videos and an online discussion forum. Pdf documents available in several languages. 

The People's Movement for Human Rights Education (PDHRE)
Very intersting website with basic information on several human rights issues. Summaries of International Conventions. 

Teaching Human Rights Online
Website of the "Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights" (University of Cincinnati) with well documeted case studies which can be used for individual or group trainings (in English, French and Spanish).

Manual on Human Rights Education for Children of the Council of Europe
Helpful suggestions and material for teaching human rights (English, French and Russian).

Human Rights Education Youth Programme
Documentation of the Council of Europe's programme with several useful online accessible information in English, French and Russian. Based in Hungary.

Human Rights Education and Training
Website for human rights education of the UN High Commissionner for Human Rights (English, French, Spanish).

Human Rights Education Database
Databse of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights with information about organisation, material (bibliography, articles, erc) and prorammes in the area of HRE.


Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)
Excellent portal with lots of information on the human rights education international scene. With an online library, online agenda and many links to organisations in the whole world.

UN Cyberschoolbus
Inteactive didactical material of the UN "Cyberschool Bus" for human rights education (in English, French and Spanish).

Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Lay and Human Rights (ADH)
High academic level of teaching in English and French, scientific research, organisation of trainings and conferences as well as juridical expertises in the field of international humanitarian law in situation of armed conflict. Created in 2007 within the Geneva University and HEI.
Material from the UN Regional Information Centre for Western Europe.

Centre for Civil and Political Rights (CCPR Centre)
(Non-Educ) Facilitates contacts between national NGOs and Human Rights Committee, providing technical and legal support at all stages of the reporting process, including the follow-up of the recommendations of the Committee.

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