NEW RESOURCE! HRE 2020 Launches Human Rights Education Indicator Framework

25 September 2015

Indicator Framework Cover

HRE 2020 proudly announces the release of its first publication, entitled Human Rights Education Indicator Framework: Key indicators to monitor and assess the implementation of human rights education and training.
 
This resource is intended to be an inspiration and guide for the review of human rights education. It provides a framework of indicators for civil society organizations, national human rights institutions and government bodies, as well as United Nations mechanisms to examine the presence and quality of human rights education policies and practices.
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One-year anniversary of HRE 2020

28 April 2015

HRE 2020 marked it's one-year anniversary on 19 December 2014. During this first year, the coalition built vital foundations to engage effectively with policymakers in order to achieve our goal of strengthening accountability for the implementation of human rights education programmes.

“One of the most exciting aspects of our advocacy activities at the UN level has been the tremendous value added of the work in coalition with other civil society organisations to increase international visibility and achieve greater impact. The work we have done this year with HRE 2020 shows the power of a global coalition speaking with a unified voice for human rights education”...

HRE within the UPR process

30 November 2014

Human rights education is in the top ten most-raised issues within the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process, a peer-review of government's human rights records. Since the UPR was established in 2006, there have been over 1,400 recommendations to around 70 different countries on implementing human rights education and training. The most frequent recommendations include: awareness-raising campaigns on violence against women/children’s rights/discrimination; adoption of a national plan of action; training for law enforcement officials; human rights education in schools and teacher training.

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HRE USA submits first report on HRE to the UPR

30 September 2014

HRE 2020 member, Human Rights Educators USA, together with the US Human Rights Network, successfully submitted the first national civil society report on human rights education to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on 12 September 2014. This document...

Activities at the Human Rights Council in September 2014

30 September 2014

Representatives of the Coordination Group of HRE 2020 went to Geneva during the 27th Session of the Human Rights Council. HRE 2020 organised and participated in a number of events to promote the right to human rights education and mainstream reporting into existing mechanisms.  

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