CPG Online Academy on Human Rights 2023

Center of Excellence for Public Policy and Good Governance CPG

CPG Online Academy on Human Rights 2023

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In his Annual Report and Oral Update, presented in March at the 52nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk referred to the human rights situation in a high number of countries across the globe to warn of “agonizing levels” of contempt the human being in the face of daily occurrence of violence across the globe, with one-quarter of the world’s population living in conflict-affected places.

Along with war and conflict, discrimination, poverty, restrictions on civic space and new digital technologies, as well as the triple planetary crisis – climate, air pollution, and biodiversity loss – present unprecedented threats to human rights, urgently calling for civil society and human rights defenders, state institutions and international organizations to find solutions and take action.

Against this backdrop, the German-Southeast Asian Center of Excellence for Public Policy and Good Governance (CPG) invites applications for the “CPG Online Academy on Human Rights 2023”, to be held from 21-30 June 2023 to address the critical situation of human rights across the globe.

The eight-teaching day intensive certificate course is designed for students, recent graduates, activists, and young professionals who are eager to deepen and enhance their knowledge and skills in the human rights field.

Bridging theoretical and practical dimensions, internationally recognized scholars and practitioners will provide courses on current issues as well as cutting-edge developments and applications.

The Academy will cover a broad range of core topics, including, among others:

  • the fundamental concept and reality of human rights
  • human rights critiques
  • international human rights regimes and mechanisms
  • institutionalized human rights defenders
  • the vagaries and Practices of human rights advocacy
  • human rights and Business
  • climate change, environmental degradation, and human rights
  • forced migration & human trafficking
  • LGBTQ+, women, and child rights
  • digital security and democracy
  • the tension between national security and human rights,
  • challenges to human rights in an age of geopolitics and disruptive technology

21 June from 13:00 – 30 June from 19:00


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June 21, 2023 to
June 30, 2023
 

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