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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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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Environment and Human Rights (30 Sep – 10 Nov, 2015)

Course description Environment and Human Rights  30 September-10 November 2015 (E02315) | Register for this course Instructor: Dr. Cosmin Corendea Note: This course is also offered in blended format with a field visit component in Costa Rica from 7 – 12 December, 2015 This six-week certificate online course jointly organised by HREA and the Human Rights […]

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Health and Human Rights (13 May – 23 June, 2015)

Course Description This specialized certificate course introduces participants to the doctrinal, actual and policy related linkages between health and human rights, and the contemporary challenges associated with them. Participants will explore the normative concepts of the right to health as a human right and will also study the intersections between the human right to health […]

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Our Facebook Page

The UPEACE Human Rights Centre has finally joined the social media bandwagon in order to share our human rights training and capacity building work with a larger constituency. As part of this, we have operationalized our Facebook page with the hope to connect with a larger number of human rights practitioners and defenders around the world. The page will host […]

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1st Annual Course on Environment and Human Rights in the Field, Costa Rica (2-7 June 2014)

Enroll Course is limited to 25 participants who will be selected on a combination of first-come-first-served, qualifications, experience, regional and gender representation. Send an email along with your (1) full name, (2) contact information (email & phone) and (3) CV to hrc@upeace.org. Dates The field visit will include an orientation and workshop at the UPEACE main […]

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