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Jahresbericht/Annual Report 2010

Editor: Deutsches Institut für Menschenrechte

Annual Report

Languages: German, Englisch 

ISBN 978-3-942315-23-4 (PDF-Version)
ISSN 1869-0564 (Print-Version) 

72 p. 

(PDF, 721 KB)

Annual report

December 2011

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Connecting Human Rights and Conflict Transformation Guidance for Development Practitioners

Author: Michelle Parlevliet

Publisher: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, in cooperation with the Zivilen Friedensdienst and the German Institut for Human Rights

121 p.

(PDF, 1,6 MB)

Other publications

October 2011

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Domestic Workers in Diplomats' Households - Rights Violations and Access to Justice in the Context of Diplomatic Immunity

The study seeks to document examples of breaches of law experienced by domestic workers working in private households of diplomats in select host countries (Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom). Furthermore, it analyzes legal and institutional responses and their application vis-à-vis bearers of diplomatic immunity in select European countries, with a focus on the exploitation of domestic workers in diplomatic households.

Author: Angelika Kartusch

Study

ISBN: 978-3-942315-17-3 (PDF)

64 p.

(PDF, 818 KB)

Study

June 2011

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Reviewing the UN Human Rights Council: Perspectives from Civil Society

Author: Theodor Rathgeber

Editor: Deutsches Institut für Menschenrechte, Forum Menschenrechte

ISBN 978-3-86872-497-4

13 p.

(PDF, 191 KB, not barrier-free)

Other publications

November 2010

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Human Rights Budgeting

Author: GIZ: Cross sectoral project "Realizing Human Rights in Development Cooperation"

DC-E-Info-Tool

8 p.

(PDF, 95 KB, not barrier-free)

DC E-Info-Tool

November 2010

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Daliluna - A Practical Manual for Capacity Building of Human Rights Trainers in Iraq

Daliluna, the first Arabic human rights manual for the training of trainers, is as an excerpt also available in English. The manual introduces methods of human rights education and provides modules on planning, implementation and evaluation of training courses. In addition, it offers the theoretical background on human rights issues that are relevant in the Arab region, such as discrimination, gender equality, prohibition of torture and the death penalty. 

Edited by: Capacity Building International (InWEnt gGmbH), Bonn

Implementing partner: German Institute for Human Rights, Berlin

In cooperation with the Iraqi Ministry of Human Rights, Bagdad

Financed by: German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

English

56 p.

(PDF, 1,7 MB, not barrier-free)

Training material

October 2010

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Jahresbericht/Annual Report 2009

Editor: Deutsches Institut für Menschenrechte

Annual Report

Languages: German, Englisch

ISBN 978-3-942315-04-3

ISSN 1869-0564 (PDF-Version)

48 p.

(PDF, 1,13 MB, not barrier-free)

Annual report

September 2010

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National Human Rights Institutions - An Introduction

The publication aims to introduce the concept of National Human Rights Institutions, which forms an important component in human rights protection. The publication also seeks to draw attention to the ideas behind the foundation of the German Institute for Human Rights. The Resolution 'to establish an Institute for Human Rights', which was passed by the German Bundestag on 7 December 2000, made explicit reference to the Paris Principles.

 

Author: Valentin Aichele

ISBN: 978-3-937714-99-8 (PDF)

32 p.

(PDF, 4,2 MB)

Manual

July 2010

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Statement German Instituts for Human Rights at the Human Rights Council 16-06-2010

Statement

2 p.

(PDF, 28 KB, not barrier-free)

Statement

June 2010

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Daliluna - Arabic Manual for Human Rights Education

Daliluna is the first Arabic human rights manual for the training of trainers. The manual introduces methods of human rights education and provides modules on planning, implementation and evaluation of training courses. In addition, it offers the theoretical background on human rights issues that are relevant in the Arab region, such as discrimination, gender equality, prohibition of torture and the death penalty. The last part consists of a variety of activities to use in human rights trainings, ready to be used with different target groups.

 

Edited by: Capacity Building International (InWEnt gGmbH), Bonn

Implementing partner: German Institute for Human Rights, Berlin

In cooperation with the Iraqi Ministry of Human Rights, Bagdad

Financed by: German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

ISBN: 978-3-939394-53- 2

Arabic

272 p.

(PDF, 2,2 MB, not barrier-free)

Training material

May 2010

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Human Trafficking in Germany. Strengthening Victim's Human Rights

The first study – "A human rights approach against human trafficking - International obligations and the status of implementation in Germany" – analyses how the prohibition of human trafficking and the resulting state obligations are anchored in human rights. The more recent specialised international agreements on human trafficking and law-making in the European Union are then presented. The emphasis is on the Council of Europe Convention, which professes to treat human trafficking in a human rights context. The study summarizes elements of a human rights approach against human trafficking and makes recommendations for further development of policies. The second study - "Compensation and remuneration for trafficked persons in Germany" – investigates how trafficked persons can be assisted in asserting their claims against perpetrators for compensation and remuneration and their claims against the state for compensation. The legal framework, particularly wage and compensation claims, is analysed and impediments to their practical implementation are shown. Key players from the state and civil society who come into contact with trafficked persons are identified, along with the need for advanced training and potential partners for cooperation.

Authors: Petra Follmar-Otto, Heike Rabe

Study

ISBN: 978-3-937714-87-5 (PDF)

96 p.

(PDF, 942 KB, not barrier-free)

Study

September 2009

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Jahresbericht/Annual Report 2008

One major area in which human rights have certainly come under pressure in recent years is security policy. This is a global phenomenon which includes Europe and Germany. The German Institute for Human Rights therefore paid special attention in 2008 to those security policy developments in Germany and Europe which threaten to diminish the value placed on rights to freedom. People often lose sight of the fact that there are human rights concerns behind apparently "technical" concepts such as data protection. The anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights therefore marked a welcome occasion for reflecting in concrete terms on the conditions people need to live their lives in dignity and liberty, including in the light of current security policy developments.

 

Editor: German Institute for Human Rights

Annual Report

ISSN: 1869-0564

48 p.

(PDF, 1,8 MB, not barrier-free)

Annual report

August 2009

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Promising Practices: Local Governance: Responsiveness of local administration in Guatemala

Author: GIZ: Cross sectoral project "Realizing Human Rights in Development Cooperation"

DC-Promising Practices

4 p.

(PDF, 195 KB, not barrier-free)

DC Promising Practices

August 2009

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Human Rights meet Water: A Conversation

Author: GIZ: Cross sectoral project "Realizing Human Rights in Development Cooperation"

DC-Talking-Human-Rights

3 p.

(PDF, 145 KB, not barrier-free)

DC Talking Human Rights

August 2009

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Strengthening a Human Rights-Based Approach in the Health Sector Support Programme (MoHP/GTZ) in Nepal

This report summarizes the outcomes of an advisory mission to the Nepalese-German Health Sector Support Programme in May 2009 carried out by the project "Realizing human rights in development cooperation". One of the main objectives of this programme is to improve access of disadvantaged population groups to health care. After laying out the human rights obligations of Nepal with respect to the right to health, the author recommends measures to integrate a human rights based approach to the programme.

Author: Ilse Worm

DC-Reports of Consulting Missions

28 p.

(PDF, 207 KB, not barrier-free)

DC Reports of Consulting Missions

June 2009

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Statement German Institute for Human Rights – Durban Review Conference

Statement

1 p.

(PDF, 11 KB, not barrier-free)

Statement

April 2009

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Statement HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL, 10th SESSION, MARCH 2009, Agenda item 9

Statement

1 p.

(PDF, 11 KB, not barrier-free)

Statement

March 2009

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Policy Paper No. 13: The Durban Review Conference - Why the EU Governments Should Participate

At the Third World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance held in Durban in 2001, governments committed themselves to take a number of practical measures against racism. A general review of these commitments is to take place at a United Nations Conference in Geneva in late April 2009. Known as the Durban Review, the planned conference has been the focus of fierce controversy. To contribute towards a better understanding of the situation, the paper will discuss some of the background and history behind the dispute.

 

Author: Heiner Bielefeldt

Policy Paper

ISSN: 1614-2195

10 p.

(PDF, 103 KB, not barrier-free)

Policy Paper

March 2009

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Documentation - Human Rights-Based Approaches in Development Cooperation - Workshop for Consultants, Facilitators and Advisors 2008

Autor: GIZ: Cross sectoral project "Realizing Human Rights in Development Cooperation"

Documentation

22 p.

(PDF, 598 KB, not barrier-free)

Documentation

October 2008

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Strengthening a Human Rights-based Approach in the Tanzanian-German Programme to Support Health

This report summarizes the outcomes of an advisory mission to Tanzania in 2008 conducted by the GTZ project "Realizing human rights in development cooperation". Main aim of the mission was to support the Tanzanian-German Programme to Support Health in implementing a Human Rights-based Approach (HRBA) in all programme components. In its first part, the report analyses the human rights challenges in Tanzania and those specific to the programme. A second part proposes practical and technical measures for implementation, geared to national staff responsible for integration of the HRBA into national health policy. The report concludes with recommendations for the programme’s next phase.

Authors: Ilse Worm; Joseph Matimbwi

DC-Reports of Consulting Missions

23 p.

(PDF, 253 KB, not-barrier-free)

DC Reports of Consulting Missions

October 2008

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