From Planning to Impact

A Manual on Human Rights Training Methodology

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If effectively designed and implemented, human rights training builds the capacity of individuals, groups and institutions for greater human rights protection. Based on its expanding training practice and lessons learnt, at both headquarters and field level, as well as on related research, the UN Human Rights Office has developed a comprehensive methodological approach to human rights training, which is presented in this Manual. The Manual provides practical guidance on all phases of a human rights training cycle – including planning, designing, organizing, delivering training and conducting follow-up activities.



Tools for training

This chapter presents a few tools which complement the many evaluation tools and techniques presented in Part 4 of OHCHR − Equitas’ Evaluating Human Rights Training Activities: A Handbook for Human Rights Educators. They can easily be adapted – or used as inspiration – for particular human rights training courses and sessions, keeping in mind that any specific material used in a training course must respond to the specific learners’ needs.


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