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Human Rights Education by Mind Map: Human Rights Education

1. Council of Europe Charter on Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education

1.1. 1. Defining EDC/HRE

1.1.1. and relation between them

1.1.2. defines formal, non-formal and informal education

1.2. 2. 10 Objectives and guiding prnciples to guide member states in framing their policies, legislation and practice

1.2.1. 2. EDC/HRE is a lifelong learning process involving a wide range of stakeholders from policy makers to youth NGOs, media, etc.

1.2.2. 3. all types/means of education have a role, be them formal, non-formal or informal education

1.2.3. 4. NGOs and youth organisations have a valuable contribution, and need opportunities and support

1.2.4. 5. teaching and learning through HR to be reflected in particular through governance of educational institutions, foster the empowerment and participation of learners, educational staff and other stakeholders.

1.2.5. 6. promotion of social cohesion, intercultural dialogue and the valuing of diversity and equality, as well as development of ompetencies for conflict transformation

1.2.6. 7. essential to edc/hre is to empower learners to take action in society in the defence and for promotion of human rights, democracy and rule of law.

1.2.7. 8. ensure sustainability and quality through ongoing training and development for educaiton professionals and youth leaders.

1.2.8. 9. ensure and support cooperation among stakeholders at local, regional and state level

1.2.9. 10. ensure and support for international cooperation

1.2.10. 1. provide every person within their territory with the opportunity of EDC/HRE

1.3. 3. 8 Policy areas and measures

1.3.1. 3.1. Include EDC/HRE in formal education curricula, as well as in general and vocational education and training

1.3.2. 2. include in higher education institutions, especially for education professionals

1.3.3. 3. ensure democratic governance

1.3.4. 4. provide initial and ongoing training for educational professionals

1.3.5. 5. foster the role of NGOs and youth organisations

1.3.6. 6. develop criteria for evaluation of the effectiveness of their programmes

1.3.7. 7. initiate and promote research

1.3.8. 8. promote skills for promoting social cohesion, valuing diversity and handling differences and conflict

1.4. 4. Soft monitoring

1.4.1. regular procedures for monitoring and evaluation, including assistance from the Council of Europe

1.4.1.1. Council of Europe realises every 5 years a review process on the implementation of the Charter, includingquestionnaires towards governments and non-governmental organisations. The first review took place in 2012.

2. United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Education and Training

2.1. a definition of the right: art. 1 everyone has the right to know, seek, and receive information about all human rights and fundamental freedoms and should have access to human rights education and training.

2.1.1. art 11 UN and regional HR organisations shall train their staff

2.2. art. 2 a definition of human rights education, including that it is: about human rights, through human rights, for human rights

2.3. art. 3 a lifelong learning process addressed to all parts of society and at all levels

2.4. art. 4 objectives of human rights education and training: raising awareness, understanding and acceptance of human rights; development of a universal culture of human rights; effective realisation of human rights; equal opportunities for everyone to acfcess hre; prevent human rigths violations

2.5. art 5 equality and non-discrimination in accessing hre; accessibility, availability and adaptation to the needs of the target groups; promote diversity

2.6. art 7 States are the duty bearers and have the primary responsibility in providing human rights education; also have to create an environment to support NGO cooperation; provide training to all those acting on behalf of the state.

2.7. art 6 make use of ICT and art in HRE

2.8. art. 8 states should establish strategies, policies and action plans to implement hre, and also ensure monitoring and evaluation, and follow-up.

2.9. art. 9 strengthen and develop national human rigths institutions, can act as coordinators in hre

2.10. arr 10 involve all relevant stakeholders;

2.11. art 12 international cooperation and assistance should be ensured

2.12. art 13 International and regional HR mechanisms should taje into account HRE in their work and States required to report

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4. 1993 World Conference on Human Rights Vienna

4.1. 1993 Vienna Declaration

4.1.1. Governments, with the assistance of intergovernmental organisations, national institutions and non-governmental organisations, should promotee an increased awareness of human rights and mutual tolerance... The advisory services and the technical assistance programmes of the United Nations system should be able to respond immediately to requests from States for educational and training activities in the field of human rights as well as for special education concerning standards as contained in international human rights instruments.

4.1.2. the Declaration of a United Nations Decade for Human Rights Education

4.1.2.1. The World Programme on Human Rights Education http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/Education/Training/WPHRE/SecondPhase/Pages/Secondphaseindex.aspx

5. specific international documents dedicated

6. General Human rights documents

6.1. Universal Declaration on Human Rights

6.1.1. art. 26 (2) Education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and to the strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. It shall promote understanding, tolerance and friendship among all nations, racial and religious groups, and shall further the activities of the UN for the maintenance of peace

6.2. International Convenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

6.2.1. art 13(1)The states parties to the present Convenant recognize the rights of everyone to education. They agree that education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and the sense of its dignity, and shall strengthen the respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. They further agree that education shall enable all persons to participate effectively in a free society, promote understanding, tolerance and friendship among all nations and all racial, ethnic, or religious groups, and further the activities of the United Nations for the maintenance of peace.

6.3. Convention on Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women

6.3.1. art. 10 in the effort to ensure equality between women and men in the field of education, the states parties will eliminate any stereotyped concept of the roles of men and women all at all levels and in all forms of education

6.3.2. art 5 refers to family education leading to a proper understanding of maternity as a social function and the recognition of the common responsibility of men and women in the upbringing of their children.

6.3.3. general recommendation no 19 calls upon

6.4. Convention on Elimination of all forms of Discrimination

6.4.1. art 7 States Parties undertake to adopt immediate and effective measures, particularly in the fields of teaching, educaiton, culture and information, with a view to combat prejudices which lead to racial discrimination and to promoting understanding, tolerance and friendship among nations and racial or ethnic groups, as well as to propagating the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights ...

6.4.2. guidelines on reporting for states on article 7 emphasize human rights education

6.5. UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

6.5.1. art 29 (1) the education of the child shall be directed to: ... b. the development of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms ... ; d. the preparation of the child for a responsible life in a free society, in the spirit of understanding, peace, tolerance, equality of sexes, and friendship among all people, national and religious groups and persons of indigenous origin.