Indigenous Peoples' Rights in the Field
UPEACE-HRC and Human Rights Education Associates (HREA) annually organize a blended learning and field experience programme on the topic of indigenous peoples' rights. The Field Component of the course will take place in Amburi, Talamanca, Costa Rica from 4 - 10 August 2014. The programme will also include a six weeks online component prior to the field experience. Admissions are now open for the blended programme and there are only 25 seats available.
Customized courses are offered 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 your availability.
Workshop on 'Development, Human Rights and Contemporary Challenges'
The Centre conducted a customized course for students from Pace University, United States, from Feb 25 to Feb 27, 2013, followed by the UPEACE Model United Nations Conference (UPMUNC), 2013. The workshop explored contemporary challenges in the interface between development and human rights, while touching upon some important topics that were part of UPMUNC. The Centre will conduct similar workshops in March 2014. More information to follow.
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Capacity Building Workshop for Costa Rican Youth
From February 11 to 15, 2013, the Centre successfully conducted a capacity building workshop for 50 Costa Rican youth working with NGOs on the topic of 'Building Sustainable NGOs in Costa Rica for Promoting Human Security'. The project was conducted with generous support from the Canadian Fund for Local Initatives, administered by the Embassy of Canada.