Office for Human Rights Education in Geneva, Switzerland
Office for Human Rights Education in Geneva, Switzerland

Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Geneva Office for Human Rights Education (GO-HRE) provides Colega instruction at no cost.


Our logo represents children and their books, celebrating human rights education. Colega, meaning friend or colleague, focuses on children and youth worldwide, teaching them about their rights as stated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, as well as the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Important Background Information

Lessons & Languages

GO-HRE provides Colega materials at no cost for download.  The lessons are available in multiple languages, currently English, French, Spanish and Tagalog. Click on the links to check out lessons in your preferred language.

The curriculum also includes worksheets, powerpoints and videos in English.

If the time comes in any society that the predominant culture does not sufficiently value… freedom of religion or speech or assembly or the other essential liberties that we sometimes take for granted… then laws, even constitutions, will not be sufficient to sustain and preserve them.
– D. Todd Christofferson