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International Organizations & Programs

International Organizations & Programs (in alphabetical order)

Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) 
The Center for Human Rights Education Literature (CHREL) is an initiative taken by the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS). This initiative is a joint project between the CIHRS and Human Rights Education Associates (HREA) and makes available a selection of Arabic literature on human rights education. In its current stage, the CHREL provides readers with 103 sources, including human rights education research material, studies, instruments and declarations. These sources cover various aspects of the process of human rights education in the Arab world.

Council of Europe (Europarat)
You can find extensive information about human rights topics in Europe on this multi-language website. The link leads to the English version.

European Wergeland Centre  
The European Wergeland Centre (EWC) is a resource centre for education professionals, researchers, civil society, policymakers, parents and students. EWC was established by the Council of Europe and Norway to support member states to bridge policy, research and practice in the field of education for democratic citizenship, human rights and intercultural understanding.

HREA - The Global Human Rights Education Network 
Human Rights Education Associates (HREA) is an international non-governmental organisation that supports human rights learning; the training of activists and professionals; the development of educational materials and programming; and community-building through on-line technologies. On the website, you can find international articles and news, discussion rounds as well as current seminars and links to international human rights education institutions.

International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 
ESCR-Net is a collaborative initiative of groups and individuals from around the world. It seeks to strengthen economic, social and cultural rights by working with organizations and activists worldwide to facilitate mutual learning and strategy sharing, develop new tools and resources, engage in advocacy, and provide information-sharing and networking.

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights: Human Rights Education and Training
The High Commissioner is the coordinator of United Nations education and public information programmes in the field of human rights. On the website, you find materials, activities, workshops and links around human rights education.

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights: Database on Human Rights Education and Training 
Extensive database about human rights education (categories: institutions, programmes, materials). Information is accessible in three United Nations languages: English, French and Spanish.  

The People's Movement for Human Rights Learning (PDHRE)
PDHRE is an independent, international, non-profit organization promoting, enhancing and providing learning about human rights as relevant to people's daily lives at all levels of society, that leads to action. You can find information about human rights cities, current projects and learning materials on the website.

The Right to Education Project 
The Right to Education Project (RTE) was established in 2000 by the first UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education, Katarina Tomaševski, and re-launched in 2008 as a collaborative initiative, which is supported by ActionAid International, Amnesty International, Global Campaign for Education, Save the Children and Human Rights Watch. On the website, you can find literature, information and links about the right to education.

University of Minnesota: Human Rights Library
On this website, you can find documents, manuals and specialized literature on human rights and human rights education. Documents are available in nine languages - Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Swedish.

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