Human Rights for a New Generation Educating Young People in Timor-Leste

Human Rights for a New Generation Educating Young People in Timor-Leste
After hundreds of years of Portuguese colonial rule and 24 years of Indonesian occupation, and its aftermath that left hundreds of thousands of people homeless or dead and destroyed most of the country’s homes and schools, the new nation of Timor-Leste emerged in 2002 as the world’s first sovereign nation born in the 21st century.

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Bringing Reform to Colombian Army and Restoring “Faith in the Cause”

Bringing Reform to Colombian Army and Restoring “Faith in the Cause”
For more than 50 years, Colombia has been torn by internal armed conflict, with the National Army and paramilitary groups waging a counterinsurgency war against left-wing guerrillas. During the bloody conflict, serious human rights violations have been perpetrated.

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World Program for Human Rights Education

World Program for Human Rights Education
On December 10, 2004, at the close of the United Nations Decade for Human Rights Education, the UN General Assembly announced the three-phase World Program for Human Rights Education to advance implementation of human rights education programs in all sectors of society.

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WHEN COMPASSION LEADS TO ADVOCACY

WHEN COMPASSION LEADS TO ADVOCACY
At the other end of the spectrum from egregious human rights violations by security forces in Colombia, the Bringing Human Rights to Life curriculum of United for Human Rights is taught by classroom teachers worldwide.

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