The International Center for the Promotion of Human Rights Course: Human Rights, Investigation, Fact-Finding, Documenting and Montioring

admin 18th June 2018

The International Center for the Promotion of Human Rights (CIPDH-UNESCO) presents the second edition of its International Course on Human Rights.

The central topic of this course will be: “Human Rights Investigation. Fact-finding, documenting and monitoring” and will be held at the UNESCO Observatory Villa Ocampo in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 29 October to 2nd November 2018.

This international course intends to tackle the particularities and differences that exist among investigation, fact-finding, documenting and monitoring human rights violations (individual or systematic) through case studies and the analysis of new technologies and methodologies.

The teachers and speakers are experts, public officials and activists that will share their experiences and thoughts with the selected participants. The course will integrate various dynamic learning approaches, such as simulation exercises, group discussions, traditional teaching and interviews, among others. Sessions will revolve around specific real-life cases of human rights investigations with the participation of actors that were involved in them.

The course is aimed at professionals with experience in the field of human rights, be they staff of non-governmental and international organizations, officials from national governments, researchers or academics. A selection process will be carried out among all the applications received in order to choose 35 participants for the course.  Admissions results will be sent via email before August 15.

The course will be held with simultaneous translation in English and Spanish.

Persons wishing to attend should send their application before July 10 by email to: cursointernacional@cipdh.gov.arattaching the documents required by the terms and conditions of the course and fill in the application form.

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