Human Rights Training Series

The Insitute for the Study of Human Rights offers workshops to provide training and professional development to human rights and social justice professionals and students.

Workshops address both practical skills and thematic issues offerings intended to enhance the work of those engaged in human rights and social justice work. These include Research and Documentation, Human Rights Campaigns and Advocacy, Organizational Leadership for Human Rights, Teaching Human Rights, and Business and Human Rights. More information about past workshops can be found here.

Topics vary based on the needs and goals expressed by interested participants. We welcome suggestions regarding workshops that would enhance your work. Please email humanrightsed@columbia.edu if you would like to recommend a workshop.
 

Upcoming Workshops

Friday, September 20, 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Media can play an essential role in raising awareness and advancing human rights agendas. This workshop is designed to develop the capacity of human rights and social justice actors to effectively engage with the media in order to advance their work.

Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

In this workshop for educators and practitioners, participants will develop or strengthen their capacity to engage in human rights education - to foster knowledge, skills, attitudes and action for the protection and promotion of human rights among students using rights-based teaching methods.

Friday, November 15, 2019 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Effective community engagement can be an essential aspect of human rights and social justice work, and yet remains a challenge for many practitioners. This workshop will examine questions such as: Where do you begin? How do you identify and build relationships with community members?