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Nombre Development and Human Rights : Implications for the Globalised World
Tipo Enseñanza a distancia
Institución organizadora
Human Rights Education Associates, Estados Unidos de América
Fecha de inicio 17/09/2014
Fecha de finalización 28/10/2014
Objetivos The course examines the historical evolution of the links between human rights and development, the contested nature of their meanings, the classical doctrinal debates about the right to development and the consequences of such conceptions for international human rights law and policy debates. Participants will explore the new streams of critique that have enabled a confluence as well as a questioning of the human rights-development linkages. In the latter part of the course, selected current issues in the human rights-development interface that are salient from a policy perspective will be examined, including the impact of justiciable socio-economic rights such as public health, land and housing rights, labour rights etc. How does international adjudication of human rights responds to questions of development and the ways in which globalisation and liberal economic arrangements affect the human rights and development debate? Finally, the course examines the role and accountability of financial institutions in these interfaces, their reforms and the international legal regulation of development projects including the security-development nexus that focuses on state building.
Áreas de especialización globalización y derechos humanos
Contenido Week 1: Conceptions of human rights, conceptions of development and historical debates about the two concepts
Week 2: Doctrinal debates on human rights and the right to development
Week 3: UN Millennium Declaration, Millennium Development Goals and indicators
Week 4: Bringing the courts in/justiciability of rights vis-à-vis development: specific case studies
Week 5: Accountability of financial institutions
Week 6: International legal regulation of development projects; security-development nexus with focus on state building
Idioma English
Metodología empleada This e-learning course involves approximately 30 hours of reading, interaction with students and instructor on discussion boards, quizzes, a written assignment and webinars. The course is based on a participatory, active learning approach, with an emphasis on critical reflection and peer-to-peer learning.
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Impartido por Instructor: Mihir Kanade
Título, diploma o certificado otorgado Students who successfully complete the course will receive a Certificate of Participation.
Número de participantes 25
Procedimiento para la inscripción Apply online : http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=feivmxlab&oeidk=a07e707tc8121afa266
Requisitos de admisión The course is intended for staff members of development organisations, including development NGOs and UN specialised agencies. Candidates should have a good written command of English and have high competence and comfort with computer and Internet use. HREA and UPEACE aim to ensure equal gender and geographical distribution across the selected participants.
Becas Unfortunately, there are no scholarships or discounted tuition fees available for this course.
Coste de la enseñanza/Coste de alojamiento Tuition fee for participants: US$ 575. Early registration discounts: 20% when paying 8 weeks before the start of the course; 10% when paying 4 weeks before course start.
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