Tuesday, 22 June 2010

Justice Sector Reform: Applying Human Rights Based Approaches

Dear colleague,

Your assistance circulating details of IHRN's 2010 justice sector training programme to relevant contacts any relevant UNIFEM partners would be appreciated - in particular, suitable scholarship applicants.

Note: the priority for the scholarship support is to individuals working with developing world organisations active on justice sector reform.

Justice Sector Reform: Applying Human Rights Based Approaches

Dates: Monday 25 - Friday 29 October 2010

Venue: National University of Ireland , Maynooth , Ireland

This annual IHRN training programme aims at enhancing the skills of justice sector personnel, consultants, managers etc, in applying Human Rights Based Approaches to Justice Sector Reform. The programme is designed for people working in the justice sector (with state or non state institutions) or undertaking Rule of law/Governance assignments (eg UN, EC Framework Contract Lot 7 - Governance and Home Affairs) as well as justice sector personnel wishing to adapt their expertise for international consultancy work.

Knowledge and skills enhanced include:

The legal principles, policies & practice underpinning human rights based approaches to justice sector reform
The inter-linkages between justice sector roles (law enforcement, judiciary, corrections/rehabilitation, etc)
The relationship between the justice sector and related terms; 'security sector', 'rule of law', 'good governance'
Human Rights Based needs assessment, programme design, implementation, as well as monitoring & evaluation
Programming tools & checklists (including benchmarks & indicators of human rights change)
Case studies from national contexts as well as international field missions (including conflict and post-conflict)
Teamwork, advocacy, strategic partnerships and consulting opportunities

Application and scholarship details at http://www.ihrnetwork.org/justice-sector-reform_202.htm


IHRN online expert database

IHRN is also currently updating its database of experts and interested to hear from experts with profiles across a range of human rights & Justice sector subject areas and expertise, evaluators, trainers etc. Interested individuals can enter their details by going to the following link http://www.ihrnetwork.org/work-opportunities_185.htm and recording their details.

Kind regards,

Pamela Harney

Pamela Harney
International Human Rights Network
Glenboy House, Oldcastle, Co Meath , Ireland
Tel: +353 49 8542934

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