NGO Working Group on Human Rights Education and Learning (NGO WG on HREL) is a working group of the NGO Committee on Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland. It aims to ensure NGO participation in the processes of global policy making on human rights education in relation to UN institutions, principally the UN Human Rights Council, through the following activities:

  • NGO networking, information sharing and coordination regarding human rights education;
  • Advocacy for human rights education;
  • Transmission of information, proposals and experiences of NGOs on human rights education to global policy-making processes, particularly the UN Human Rights Council;
  • Consultation with Human Rights Council Member States on resolutions relevant to human rights education;
  • NGO joint statements on human rights education;
  • Working on the right to education in connection with human rights education and other issues including the rights of women, children, indigenous peoples and minorities, as they may be relevant to the context of human rights education.

The NGO WG on HREL comprises more than 50 member organisations:

  • Al-Hakim Foundation
  • Arigatou International
  • Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM ASIA)
  • Assistance à l’Intégration des Enfants Démobilisés (AIED)
  • Association for the Promotion of the Human Rights and the Socio-Economic Development (APHRD)
  • Association Papa Giovani XIII
  • Association Points-Coeur
  • CIVICUS – World Alliance for Citizen Participation
  • Centre de conseils et d’appui pour les jeunes en matière de droits de l’ homme (CODAP)
  • Collège Universitaire Henry Dunant (CUHD)
  • Compagnie des Filles de la Charité de Saint Vincent de Paul
  • EQUITAS
  • Foundation for Gaia
  • Global Network Eco-Villages (GEN)
  • Graduate Women International (GWI)
  • Good Neighbours International (GNI)
  • Hawaii Institute for Human Rights (HIHR)
  • Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)
  • Institute for Planetary Synthesis (IPS)
  • Instituto de Desenvolvimento e Direitos Humanos (IDDH)
  • International Alliance of Women (IAW)
  • International Association for Religious Freedom (IARF)
  • International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAG)
  • International Catholic Child Bureau (BICE)
  • International Council of Women (ICW)
  • International Institute of Humanitarian Law (IIHL)
  • International Movement against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR)
  • International Movement for Fraternal Union among Races and Peoples International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA)
  • International Organization for the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
  • Istituto Internazionale Maria Ausiliatrice (IIMA)
  • Ius Primi Viri International Association (IPV)
  • Lazarus Union Latter-Day Saint Charities (LDS Charities)
  • Make Mothers Matter International (MMMI)
  • Mothers Legacy Project
  • ONG HOPE International
  • Organisation internationale pour le droit à l’éducation et la liberté d’enseignement (OIDEL)
  • Organisation pour la Communication en Afrique et de Promotion de la Coopération Economique Internationale (OCAPROCE)
  • Pan Pacific and South East Asia Women’s Association (PPSEAWAl)
  • Planetary Association for Clean Energy, Inc. (PACE)
  • Rencontre Africaine pour la défense des droits de l’homme (RADDHO)
  • Servas International Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI)
  • Soka Gakkai International (SGI)
  • Soroptimist International
  • Sovereign Military Order of the Temple of Jerusalem (OSMTH)
  • Spanish Society for the Advancement of International Human Rights Law (SSIHRL)
  • Teresian Association
  • The Salvation Army
  • United Network of Young Peacebuilders (UNOY Peacebuilders)
  • UPR.info
  • VIDES International
  • Women’s World Summit Foundation (WWSF)
  • World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH)
  • World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA)
  • World Future Council
  • World Student Christian Federation (WSCF)