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Training course on Human Rights Leadership Development

This course aims to develop a comprehensive experience of human rights learning by equipping potential human rights educators, advocates, activists, students, volunteers, and law enforcement officers with knowledge and skills to:

  1. Integrate knowledge in the fields of politics, economics, cultural diversity, gender issues and socio-psychology in the context of human rights.
  2. Strategize training and methodology required for promoting human rights education in various countries across all sectors of the society.
  3. To explore the specificities and points of commonality of the non-formal and the formal education contexts in relation to human rights learning.
  4. To establish a global network of trainers on human rights education.

The program will further equip participants with skills for better understanding of the concepts of human rights learning and leadership development. This course will also provide the participants with a concrete ‘step-by-step’ approach including hints and guidelines for developing and implementing a successful human rights project in their organization and communities.

The programme will consist of 6 different modules, discussion and empowerment session each of which is geared towards helping the participants understand and internalize the Human Rights learning approach to development. Furthermore by creating a learning environment that caters for their specific needs it is expected that the participants will be empowered to emerge as human rights educators themselves. The programme will give participants creative, concrete knowledge of how to use international and regional human rights treaties and enforcement mechanisms in their work for the protection and promotion of human rights.

DURATION

5 days.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The course is aimed at human rights educators, advocates, activists, law enforcement officers, lawyers, women activists, programs managers, research officers, leaders and members of coalitions and networks, staff of NGOs and CBOs, donor agency program officers, volunteers, development actors, trainers, students, Ministry of Justice officials, government officials etc. Furthermore, every opportunity will be taken for joint learning events for participants and GHRLTI staff. Candidates should have a good written command of English language and high competence and comfort with computer and Internet usage. 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

The overall objective of this course is to provide participants with an introduction to the concept of human rights, design and implementation of successful human rights learning in their organisation and communities. Participants will be empowered to advocate for their basic, human rights and develop leadership skills. The course can be used to establish or strengthen human rights policies and practices both in the public and private sector.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

Module 1: Introduction

  • Introduction to human rights
  • Historical overview of human rights development
  • The Concepts in human rights
  • Developments in human rights
  • Assignment

Module 2: Development of Human Rights Laws

  • The sources of international law
  • International human rights law
  • Public international law
  • International humanitarian law
  • Enforcement of human rights law
  • Assignment

Module 3: The Human Rights Systems

  • The United Nations and human rights
  • Major United Nations human rights instruments
  • Introduction to the United Nations system
  • United Nations human rights agencies and procedures
  • Regional human rights bodies
  • Assignment

Module 4: Training and Education in Human Rights

  • The concept of training
  • Facilitation and training skills
  • Facilitating human rights education
  • Training for sustainable business model
  • Taking action for human rights
  • Assignment

Module 5: ICT and Human Rights

  • Using the Internet for outreach and organizing
  • Social networking for human rights
  • Incorporating a human rights perspective into ICT Policy
  • Assignment

Module 6: Leadership Skills in Human Rights

  • Basic principles of leadership
  • The Art of Leadership
  • Volunteering as a form of leadership
  • Team building/Leadership in Action
  • Assignment

Module 7: Course Review and Wrap-up Conclusion

  • Final evaluation
  • Participants Evaluation of Course/Feedback
  • Conclusion

TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on 

Tel: +254 (020) 211 3814.

Mob: +254 715 077 817, +254 731 240 802, +254 735 331 020.

Email: outreach@indepthresearch.org.

REQUIREMENTS

Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.

TRAINING VENUE

The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email: outreach@indepthresearch.org.

Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 18th September 2017

Send proof of payment to outreach@indepthresearch.org.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

  1. Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.
  2. No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Duration 5 Days
Event Date 25-09-2017
Event End Date 29-09-2017
Cut off date 18-09-2017
Individual Price (Kenyan) KES 73,126.00
Individual Price (International) EUR 898.00
Individual Price (International) USD 976.00
Location Nairobi, Kenya

Group Tariffs

Group Size Kenyan Rate Per day (KES) International Rate Per day (USD/EURO)
6-10 95,000.00 $ 1,118.00
€ 1,018.00
11-15 146,250.00 $ 1,721.00
€ 1,567.00
16-20 191,250.00 $ 2,250.00
€ 2,048.00
21-25 230,000.00 $ 2,706.00
€ 2,463.00
26-30 262,500.00 $ 3,089.00
€ 2,811.00
30-50 309,825.00 $ 4,556.00
€ 0.00
3-5 62,500.00 $ 736.00
€ 670.00
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