Category Archives: Courses

Past E-Learning Courses

Business, Human Rights, and Development (16 May – 26 June, 2018)

Note: This course is also offered as part of the Professional Development Diploma on Sustainable Development and Human Rights. Course Description This certificate course offered by the Human Rights Center of the University for Peace will provide participants with a comprehensive outlook on the interface between business, development, and human rights. Business corporations have always been, some […]

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Gender, Development, and Human Rights (7 November – 18 December, 2018)

Note: This course is also offered as part of the Professional Development Diploma on Sustainable Development and Human Rights. Course Description This six week specialized online course introduces participants to the gender dimensions of the interface between development and human rights. Social constructions shape our identity, and thus, have critical impact on our daily lives. Diverse […]

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Protection of Internally Displaced Persons (31 October – 11 December, 2018)

This course can be taken as stand-alone, or as part of the Diploma in Human Rights and Forced Displacement.  Course Description This certificate course introduces learners to the various dimensions of human rights protection as it applies to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). The rise of internal conflicts in the last couple of decades, accompanied with natural disasters […]

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Environment, Development, and Human Rights (12 September – 23 October, 2018)

Note: This course is also offered as part of the Professional Development Diploma on Sustainable Development and Human Rights. Course Description This certificate course offered by the Human Rights Center of the University for Peace looks at the linkages between the environment, development, and human rights and examines how these linkages may assist efforts to protect both […]

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Protection of Stateless Persons (5 September – 16 October, 2018)

This course can be taken as stand-alone, or as part of the Diploma in Human Rights and Forced Displacement. Course Description This certificate course introduces learners to the international system for protection of Stateless Persons, and the reduction and prevention of statelessness. Addressing Statelessness is an imperative in today’s world, given that there are more than […]

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Cultural Rights and Development: Realities of Globalization in the Andes (25 Sep to 3 Nov 2017)

Hybrid Course (E-Learning + Field Experience in Peru) Credit: Ashli Akins Cultural Rights and Development: Realities of Globalization in the Andes (Sep 25, 2017 – Nov 3, 2017) Applications now open! Deadline May 1, 2017 The Human Rights Centre of the United Nations-mandated University for Peace, in collaboration with Mosqoy, our civil society partner, is jointly […]

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Protection of Human Rights in the Contemporary World: Practices, Challenges and Prospects (18 Jan to 21 Mar, 2017)

Course Description The experience of the ‘scourge of war’ during and in the immediate aftermath of World War II brought about a new international recognition and focus to the rights of human beings. Today, there are several international treaties guaranteeing a wide range of human rights. International and regional mechanisms to monitor and enforce compliance […]

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Diploma in Sustainable Development and Human Rights (Rolling Enrollments)

Admissions are Open on a Rolling Basis! Description of the Diploma The Human Rights Centre of the United Nations mandated University for Peace is offering a brand new Professional Development Diploma in Sustainable Development and Human Rights, courses for which can be taken entirely online. As the name suggests, this programme focuses on the human rights […]

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Diploma in Human Rights and Forced Displacement (Rolling Enrollments)

Admissions are Open on a Rolling Basis! Description of the Diploma The Human Rights Centre of the United Nations mandated University for Peace is offering its successful Professional Development Diploma in Human Rights and Forced Displacement, courses for which can be taken entirely online. This Diploma, aimed at professionals seeking training for career development, can […]

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Business and Human Rights (4 November – 15 December, 2015)

BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS (4 November – 15 December) Register for this course (opens in new window) Instructor: Prof. Mihir Kanade This certificate course offered jointly by HREA and the Human Rights Centre of the UN-mandated University for Peace introduces participants to the major themes and debates concerning the linkages between business and human rights. Since […]

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