Human Rights Education in Context

Duration: July-September 2020

Objective: To provide training to young people in Cyprus on Human Rights Education.  

This was a short-term project, offering a training course to young people in Cyprus on the theme of ‘Human Rights Education in Context’. The two-day training was provided on 27-28 July 2019, where participants engaged in various activities through the COMPASS, BOOKMARKS and All Different All Equal Handbooks of the Council of Europe. 

The project closed with a Conference on the same topic on 23 September 2019, with presentations by a number of experts in the fields of Human Rights, and Education. The speakers were: 

  • Dr. Michalinos Zembylas, Associate Professor, Open University of Cyprus 
  • Dr. Natalie Alkiviadou, Lecturer, University of Central Lancashire, Cyprus
  • Dr. Nasia Hadjigeorgiou, Assistant Professor, University of Central Lancashire, Cyprus
  • Representative from the Ministry of Education and Culture, Republic of Cyprus 
  • Ms Maria Miltiadous, Cyprus Youth Board 

Supporter: University of Central Lancashire, Cyprus