Category Archives: Specialized Online Courses

Protection of Refugees (04 July – 14 August, 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 engages in an in-depth study and analysis of the contemporary international and regional systems for protection of refugees. Issues concerning international protection of refugees have undergone a sea change from the 1950s […]

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Trafficking in Persons (2 May – 12 June, 2018)

This course can be taken as stand-alone, or as part of the Diploma in Human Rights and Forced Displacement. Course Description Trafficking in Persons (TIP) is a global human rights violation that constitutes a contemporary form of slavery.  It has acquired alarming proportions generating profits of billions of dollars annually, an organized trade in which women […]

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Development and Human Rights (21 March – 01 May, 2018)

Note: This course is also offered as part of the Professional Development Diploma on Sustainable Development and Human Rights. Admissions are Open! Course Description This certificate course offered by the Human Rights Center of the University for Peace introduces participants to the major themes and debates concerning the relationship between human rights and development. The course […]

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Forced Migration and Human Rights (7 March – 17 April, 2018)

This course can be taken as stand-alone, or as part of the Diploma in Human Rights and Forced Displacement. Admissions are Open! Course Description This course introduces participants to the diverse, yet interlinked, issues related to the trans-boundary movement of people and how this affects human rights. It starts off by exploring the notion of […]

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Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Development (17 January – 27 February, 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 introduce participants to the increasingly significant field of indigenous peoples’ rights and looks at the contemporary issues that have paradoxically […]

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Protection of Internally Displaced Persons (25 October – 5 December, 2017)

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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Protection of Stateless Persons (30 August – 10 October, 2017)

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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