Welcome to the Human Rights Centre

promoting the understanding, respect and enjoyment of human rights through education, training and capacity building of key actors and stakeholders

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Our Flagship Professional Development Online Diplomas

UPEACE-HRC has been offering a very successful online Professional Development Diploma programme on the topic of ‘Human Rights and Forced Displacement’, since 2014. Since March 2016, the Centre has also begun offering a brand new Professional Development Diploma programme on the topic of ‘Sustainable Development and Human Rights’. Each diploma programme requires completion of five specialized courses by participants. Enrollments for both programmes are open on a rolling basis and participants can join at the beginning of any course within each programme. Learn more about the following topics:


Forced Displacement, Trafficking, Refugees, Stateleless Persons, IDPs

Working together for the Earth

Development, Business, Environment, Child and Indigenous Rights, Gender


UPEACE-HRC Customized Courses

UPEACE-HRC offers Customized Courses to academic institutions and NGOs from around the world. These courses are meant to cater to the educational and professional development needs of various universities and organizations in order to provide their students and staff with exposure to specialized discourse on topics of human rights and international law. Course lengths can be shortened or extended to suit such needs. Our customized courses are:

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