Climate Change and Human Mobility (10 January – 20 February, 2018)

  This course can be taken as stand-alone, or as part of the Diploma in Human Rights and Forced Displacement. Course Description Migration has always been a way for humankind to react and adapt to changes in the natural environment, albeit often as a last resort. There is broad consensus today that ‘climate change’, also understood […]

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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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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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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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Gender, Development, and Human Rights (1 November – 12 December, 2017)

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 (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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