Thursday, 20 March 2008

Upcoming HR e-learning course

Mainstreaming Human Rights (31 March-15 June 2008) is an e-learning course offered by the DARE member HREA (Human Rights Education Associates). Instructor will be Dr. Gerd Oberleitner. Course outline:

  • Week 1: Introduction
  • Week 2: Mainstreaming human rights: history and theoretical challenges
  • Week 3: Mainstreaming human rights: practical requirements and operational consequences - UNESCO a case study
  • Week 4: ILO: workers' rights, international labour standards and the human rights system
  • Week 5: UNICEF: from children's needs to children's rights
  • Week 6: Open week
  • Week 7: UNDP: development as a human right and the Millennium Development Goals
  • Week 8: UNFPA and UNIFEM: women's human rights and gender mainstreaming
  • Week 9: UN HABITAT: making the right to housing a reality
  • Week 10: FAO and WHO: food and health as human rights
  • Week 11: Human rights mainstreaming in the UN: making up the balance