Academic and research institutions
University of Minnesota Human Rights Center
N-120 Mondale Hall, 229 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States of America
United States of America
human rights education
Economic and social justice : a human rights perspective (Topic book: 1), Curricula
Lesbian gay bisexual and transgender rights: a human rights perspective (Topic book: 3), Curricula
Raising children with roots rights and responsibilities : celebrating the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (Topic book: 2), Teaching/Training guides
The Human rights education handbook : effective practices for learning action and change (Topic book: 4), Manuals/Handbooks
Human rights here and now: celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Manuals/Handbooks
Lifting the spirit : human rights and freedom of religion or belief (Topic book: 5), Teaching/Training guides
Human Rights Library (online): The University of Minnesota Human Rights Library houses one of the largest collections of more than twenty-one thousand core human rights documents, including several hundred human rights treaties and other primary international human rights instruments. The site also provides access to more than four thousands links and a unique search device for multiple human rights sites. This comprehensive research tool is accessed by more than a 175,000 students, scholars, educators, and human rights advocates monthly from over 135 countries around the world. Documents are available in seven languages - Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish.
The Human Rights Resource Center is an integral part of the University of Minnesota Human Rights Center and works in partnership with the University of Minnesota Human Rights Library to:
Ě Create and distribute Human Rights Education (HRE) resources via electronic and print media;
Ě Train activists, professionals, and students as human rights educators;
Ě Build advocacy networks to encourage effective practices in human rights education;
Ě Support the World Programme for Human Rights Education (2005-2007) and the United Nations Decade for Human Rights Education (1995-2004).
Human Rights and Peace Store: This special collection of Human Rights and Peace Education products represents years of research and networking to find through links with partnering human rights and peace organizations, publishers, small presses, and other hard-to-find community-based initiatives.
Fellowships: Upper Midwest International Human Rights Fellowship Program; Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship programme (http://www.hrusa.org/field/listings.php?catid=2).