A joint written statement of 365 co-signatories on the UN Framework for Human Rights Education and Civil Society Participation – Draft UN Declaration on Human Rights Education and Training, the World Programme for Human Rights Education, and Special Procedures, was submitted to the 10th session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC).
This statement reflects discussions among NGOs facilitated by the NGO WG on HREL and Human Rights Education Associates (HREA). The 365 signatories comprised 56 organisations in consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council and 309 organisations without consultative status including 5 national human rights institutions. They were from 88 countries representing every continent sharing the views expressed in this joint statement.
In parallel with this session of the HRC, the NGO WG on HREL facilitated a series of five NGO panel discussion meetings on human rights education as part of the combined NGO initiative with this global joint written submission of statement by NGOs.
For the full joint written statement click here.