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Definition 5 - CoE Youth
Definition 5 - CoE Youth
Educational programmes and activities that focus on promoting equality in human dignity, in conjunction with other programmes such as those promoting intercultural learning, participation and empowerment of minorities .

Official definition of Human Rights Education for the Council of Europe Youth Programme. …
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Definition 4 - Amnesty
Definition 4 - Amnesty
Human Rights Education (HRE) is a process whereby people learn about their rights and the rights of others, within a framework of participatory and interactive learning. HRE is concerned with changing attitudes and behaviour, learning new skills, and promoting the exchange of knowledge and information. HRE is long-term, and aims to provide an understanding of the issues, and equip people with the skills to articulate their rights and communicate …
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Definition 3 - UN
Definition 3 - UN
Human rights education shall be defined as training, dissemination and information efforts aimed at the building of a universal culture of human rights through the imparting of knowledge and skills and the moulding of attitudes and directed to:

The strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms;
The full development of the human personality and the sense of its dignity;
The promotion of understanding, tolerance, gender …
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Definition 2 - UNESCO
Definition 2 - UNESCO
The concept underpinning human rights education is that education should not only aim at forming trained, professional workers, but also at contributing to the development of individuals who possess the skills to interact in a society. Human rights education, human rights into education aim at providing pupils and students with the abilities to accompany and produce societal changes. Education is seen as a way to empower people, improve their qua …
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Definition 1 - HRE Pack
Definition 1 - HRE Pack
HRE is a participative process which contains deliberately designed sets of learning activities using human rights knowledge, values, and skills as content aimed at the general public to enable them to understand their experiences and take control of their lives.
HRE may be called by other names or labels such as peace education, gender education, environmental education, and others as long as the content of these education movements would liber …
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