Protection International announces its 2nd Online Course: Postgraduate Diploma on Integral Protection for Human Rights Defenders

November 13, 2012

Protection International announces the 2nd edition of its “Postgraduate Diploma on Integral Protection for Human Rights Defenders and Social Activists”.

It will begin in January 2013. It is organised jointly with the Universidad Pablo de Olavide.

This Diploma is the first of its kind, since it is the only international Postgraduate Diploma addressing the need to protect defenders.

The course addresses that protection in a comprehensive way, covering the existing national, international and regional laws and protection mechanisms; also studying security management, psychosocial support, the design of protection programs, etc. The course will also include an introduction to the protection of witnesses and victims.

The two institutions running it are:

– The Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Seville, Spain) which has been offering Post-graduate education in human rights for many years, and has introduced to the university the critical theory of human rights.

– Protection International (Brussels) which offers an extensive experience working directly for the protection of defenders in over fifteen countries in Africa, Asia, America and Europe.

Directors: Rosario Valpuesta Fernández and Luis Enrique Eguren
Dates: January 2013 – July 2013
Credits: 30 ECTS
Enrolment fees: 800 Euros (certificate fees not included)
Pre-registration and enrolment: Online
Languages used during the training process: Spanish or English

Online Course: Postgraduate Diploma on Integral Protection for Human Rights Defenders and Social Activists | | Protection InternationalProtection International.

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