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Name Human Rights in Europe
Type Distance education
Organising institution
Human Rights Education Associates, United States of America
Frequency Annual
Objectives Europe is a leader in developing institutions and mechanisms to protect and promote human rights. The European Convention on Human Rights was the world's first binding human rights document. It led to the creation of the European Court of Human Rights, which processes over 50,000 appeals per year. The Council of Europe is the principal human rights institution in Europe, but the European Union and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) are increasingly engaged in advancing human rights throughout the region. Europe faces a wide range of human rights challenges, from the illegal deportation of asylum seekers to domestic violence against women. This course addresses five themes in particular: asylum, minority rights, human rights of women, social rights, and torture.
Area of expertise human rights
Content - European human rights landscape
- Council of Europe
- European Court of Human Rights
- European Union
- Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

- Study 5 themes
- Asylum
- Minority rights
- Human rights of women
- Social rights
- Torture
Language English
Country United States of America
Methodology used This rapid e-course is "self-paced": learners can proceed at their own speed. The course can be accessed at any time that is convenient. There is no instructor. Instead, the learner interacts directly with the content. The course can take between 3 and 6 hours to complete. For those wanting more detail, the course also links to relevant supplementary documents and websites. Because the course is self-paced, learners can complete it in a day, or spread their participation over days, weeks, or even months.
Materials links
Degree/Certificate Successful completion of a final test earns the participant a certificate of completion.
Application procedure Enroll in the course : https://hrea.org/courses/tuition-payment-courseE310.html
Tuition/Accommodation Tuition for each rapid e-course is US$ 65. Tuition payments can only be made on-line by credit card (MasterCard and VISA).
Homepage www.hrea.org/index.php?&doc_id=1457

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