08 Mar SWITZERLAND: UNESCO holds conference on Human Rights Education
In conjunction with the 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) held a conference on Human Rights Education. The conference was organized by the UNESCO Liaison Office in Geneva at the initiative of the NGO Working Group on Human Rights Education and was co-sponsored by States Platform on Human Rights Education and Training. As reported by moderndiplomacy.com UNESCO reiterated its full commitment to advance the World Programme for Human Rights Education and highlighted the importance of global citizenship education in this context.
A complete report of the proceedings may be found here: