Training related to UN Human Rights Mechanisms

Training materials of past workshops

Information briefing for newcomers, Side event to the 20th Human Rights Council session, 19th June 2012
Presentation for OHCHR Indigenous Fellowship Programme, 14 & 28 June 2012
Workshop by Fondazione Marista per la Solidarietà Internazionale, May 2012 (English and Spanish)
Workshop by International Association for Religious Freedom & Kennedy Center for International Studies, 26/27 May 2012

Training courses for NGOs and Advocates

Centre pour l'Action Non-violente: Training in conflict resolution (only available in French).

Centre for Information, Counselling and Training Professions relating to International Cooperation (CINFO ): This service offers training, information, consultation and workshops in the field of international cooperation. (website in English, French and German)

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL): Certificate of Advanced Studies in Management of Development Projects targeted at university graduates, more specifically project managers, engineers or social scientists, to broaden their understating in development, technology and project management.

International NGO Training and Research Center (INTRAC): Courses on advocacy and policy influencing, impact assessment, and monitoring and evaluation. Courses are also adapted and tailor-made to suit your organisation’s needs. (website in several languages)

Henry Dunant Foundation Latin-America: seminars and courses in various countries in Latin America specialising in training for professionals, public officials, international organisations, scholars, among others (available only in Spanish).

New Tactics offers training in strategy and tactics in the field of human rights to reach efficiency in your projects.

NGO Management School: Training available for NGOs and other civil society organisations to increase their knowledge in management, capacity building and sharpening practical skills.

UNANGO: Provides customised services to NGOs, UN Agencies and other organisations. Trainings available include human resources management, funding, research and capacity building, among others.

University of Geneva: International Organizations MBA (IOMBA): Educates professionals in the fields of international governmental and nongovernmental organisations and their interactions with other institutions.

University of Geneva - PIAH Modern Management for Non Profit Organizations: 6 modules focusing on the skills and competencies required for managing non-profit organisations, projects or other organisations with limited resources.

Webster University - MA in International Non Governmental Organizations: The curriculum integrates information and theories from international relations’ theory and skill-based education from the disciplines of management, business, human resources, and marketing.

Cerah Genève - Geneva Center for education and research in humanitarian action -MA of advanced studies (MAS) in Humanitarian Action: The curriculum integrates theory and fundamental questions of humanitarianism, including courses on research methodology.

Cerah Genève - Geneva Center for education and research in humanitarian action -Specialised courses in Humanitarian Action (Certificates):5-6 weeks of intensive courses, based on active learning methods and courses delivered by academics and a wide range of experts form partner NGOs and international organisations.


More links and information on human rights education, learning institutions and NGO educational resources can be found here.