Indian Institute of Human Rights, New Delhi was established as a constituent unit of the World Institution Building Programme (WIBP), an International Charity incorporated in March 1990 as a Public Charitable Trust at New Delhi.Accordingly selected Universities in India were contacted by the functionaries and authorities of the Indian Institute of Human Rights inviting them to co-sponsor the birth of IIHR and for registering the IIHR Trust.The names of the Universities were announced during the Human Rights Day function on 10 December 1999 where the Post Graduate Programme in Human Rights of IIHR was formally inaugurated by Hon'ble Justice J S Verma, the then Chairman, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).
The need for human rights education has been emphasized in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international documents and treaties. Provisions from these instruments state that human rights education consists of efforts to build a universal culture of human rights through the imparting of knowledge and skills and the moulding of attitudes. The education directed towards the Strengthening respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms, fully developing the human personality and its sense of dignity and promots understanding, tolerance, gender equality and friendship among all nations, indigenous peoples and racial, national, ethnic, religious and linguistic groups.
Courses offered by Indian Institute of Human Rights
Applications invited by Indian Institute of Human Rights (IIHR), New Delhi for Post Graduate Program in Human Rights (distance learning) commencing in the session 2012. IIHR Eligibility: Candidates should be graduate in any discipline from recognized University. How to Apply for...
Applications invited by Indian Institute of Human Rights (IIHR), New Delhi for Postgraduate Program in Human Rights (distance learning) commencing in the session 2011. IIHR Eligibility: Candidates should be graduate in any discipline from recognized University. How to...
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