HREYN: Human Rights Education Youth Network

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HREYN: Human Rights Education Youth Network
Location Spain
Parent organization HREYN: Human Rights Education Youth Network


The Human Rights Education Youth Network is a network of individuals in Spain and served as one of the partners in UCYVROK - Uniting for Citizenship and Participation: Youth promoting Vulnerable Groups.


The overall aim of the Human Rights Education Youth Network is to contribute to the development of human rights education with young people in order to promote mutual understanding, peace, friendship, respect for human dignity and human rights, non-violence and non-discrimination and act against persistent violations of human rights through awareness raising, campaigning, prevention and education in formal and non-formal settings. The network has the following specific objectives:

  • to work on developing educational strategies in human rights education with young people
  • to facilitate the exchange of experience and practice in human rights education with young people
  • to promote human rights and human rights education
  • to consolidate the experience that already exists when it comes to human rights education in the world
  • to facilitate the contact with the Council of Europe and other institutions active in the field of human rights education
  • to mainstream human rights education in local, national and international policies, education and youth work practice
  • to develop educational materials for young people in human rights education
  • to support the development of innovative methodologies and approaches to human rights education with young people
  • to give visibility to the network as the international umbrella organisation dealing with human rights education with and for young people

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HREYN: Human Rights Education Youth Network