Human Rights Educators Forum to Celebrate 75th Anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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The 2nd Human Rights Educators Forum (HREF) will be held on 13-14 September 2023 at the Diversion 21 Hotel, Iloilo City, as part of the 75th Anniversary celebration of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The theme for this year’s forum is “Educating for Dignity, Freedom, and Justice For All“.

The HREF is a platform for human rights educators, advocates, and practitioners to share best practices, challenges, and innovations in human rights education. The forum aims to strengthen the capacity and network of human rights educators in the Philippines and beyond. The forum will also feature keynote speakers, panel discussions, workshops, and cultural presentations.

The HREF is open to licensed professional teachers (LPTs) and non-LPTs who are interested in human rights education. LPTs who will attend the forum will receive 6 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) units approved by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC). Non-LPTs who will attend the forum will receive a certificate of participation.

Registration for the HREF is still open until 31 August 2023. Interested participants may register through the following links:

  • Registration for LPTs: []
  • Registration for Non-LPTs: []

The HREF is made possible through the support of the Governance in Justice: The Human Rights Component funded by the European Union in the Philippines, AECID Philippines, and led by the Commission on Human Rights. Governance in Justice – GoJust – The Human Rights Component aims to improve the quality of life of all Filipinos by empowering the individual, their neighbors, and the duty-bearers in upholding human rights.

For more information about the HREF, please visit [] or contact Ms. Maria Lourdes Santos at +63 917 123 4567 or email [email protected].

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