Office for the support to the United Nations


Aims of the course:
Teaching Human Rights in schools in addition to the traditional teaching activities is of primary importance for young people education. This is the context where the Course Teaching Human Rights must be placed. This Course aims at providing concrete responses on content and methods, by analysing international tools and orienting knowledge towards action, thus enabling teachers to live up to the new educational goals.
This Course, organized jointly with the Office supporting the U.N. in the Municipality of Assisi, is targeted to headmasters and teachers from all Italian schools.
Operational aims and goals:
The aim is promote the spreading of the Human Rights culture by fostering:

• the acquisition of the necessary skills to develop teaching initiatives and curricula focused on education to respect Human Rights;
• greater knowledge of the main international tools to protect Human Rights; the role and the specific activities of the United Nations and the other International Organizations working in this field;
• an exchange of views on the different experiences already carried out and their dissemination so that they can pave the way for an initial analysis of the prospects and potentialities for teaching Human Rights.


Office for the support to the United Nations - Assisi, Palazzo Capitano del Popolo Piazza del Comune, 06081 Assisi (Pg) Tel. 075 816268 – Fax 075 812352