Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution Specialisation Course Human Rights in Conflict, 17 - 26 November 2017, Austria

Publish Date: Jun 14, 2017

Deadline: Jul 30, 2017

Specialisation Course Human Rights in Conflict

The course aims at enhancing the skills needed by professionals to monitor, protect and promote human rights in the field. The acquired knowledge helps to ensure that their work is efficient, relevant, sustainable, participatory, and carried out safely during or after armed conflict.
The course will enhance participants’ understanding of international and regional human rights law and standards and equip them with the necessary tools to apply this knowledge to their everyday work in the field. The course is designed to raise participants’ self-awareness in terms of behaviour, attitudes and values when dealing with human rights issues in international peace-building and peacekeeping activities.

Scheduled Course

IPT SC: Human Rights in Conflict: 17 – 26 November 2017
Application Deadline (Scholarships): 30 July 2017

It includes sessions on core skills like monitoring, reporting, fact-finding and interview techniques; as well as human rights promotion and education. The training is based on the principles of non-discrimination, equality of opportunity; participation, empowerment and protection of vulnerable groups.

Target Group:

  • People who wish to adapt pre-existing knowledge of international human rights to the context of human rights fieldwork.
  • Field practitioners (e.g. development and humanitarian aid practitioners) who wish to reflect on their work and enhance their skills with a human rights perspective.
  •  People who have attended the IPT Core Course and are interested in specializing in human rights.
  • Basic knowledge of human rights and international humanitarian law is required.

COURSE FEES: 1.410€ This includes tuition fees, course materials, coffee breaks, full-board accommodation, joint transport to and from the airport, and a social event

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