HREA would like to invite you to an online roundtable discussion on
“The Role of National Human Rights Institutions in Advancing Human
Rights Education,” on 12 June 2014, 16:00-17:30 CET.
Agenda and Speakers
1. The human rights education mandate of NHRIs. Prof.
Dr. Claudia Lohrenscheit (Faculty of Social Work and Health, Coburg
University of Applied Sciences, formerly German Institute for Human
2. Opportunities for NHRIs to advance human right education. Fiona Murphy (Irish Human Rights Commission)
3. Challenges and lessons learned. Prof. Dr. André
Keet (Institute for Reconciliation and Social Justice, University the of
Free State, formerly South African Human Rights Commission)
4. Role of inter-governmental institutions and other stakeholders in working with NHRIs on human rights education. Elena Ippoliti (Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights)
Followed by questions and discussion with all participants. The roundtable will be chaired by Frank Elbers (HREA).
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The panel discussion will contribute to HREA’s research on NHRIs and
human rights education which will be published in the Research in Human
Rights Education papers series later this year.