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Access to Justice, Rule of Law, &

Good Governance, India.



(Educational Program of Global Human Rights
Academy)

Executive Director: gurdhyan singh

[2014]

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Inspiration
First they came for the
communists, and I did not
speak out-
because I was not a
communist;
Then they came for the
socialists, and I did not speak
out-
because I was not a socialist;
Then they came for the trade
unionists, and I did not speak
out-
because I was not a trade
unionist;
They they came for the jews,
and I did not speak out-
because I was not a Jew;
Then they came for me-
and there was no one left to
speak our for me.

- Martin NIemoller



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About the Program
The Program is based on an integral
approach that human rights
promotional and protection activities
ought to be addressed at both
national and international, not only as
one alternate to another, but as both
complementary and supplementary.
It provides a unique opportunity for
participants to understand the role of
human rights in in creating a just,
peaceful, harmonious, and a
common world.
The program undertakes an apolitical,
nonpartisan, and non-advocacy
approach in its content and style, and
is based on international human right
laws normative and institutional
framework.
The program aims to strengthen and
empower both individuals and
institutions engaged in human rights
work.
The admission to the program is only
by invitation, and all expenses of the
participants are covered.
gurdhyan singh
Executive Director, Global Human Rights
Academy.
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Objectives:
- To provide conceptual awareness and understanding of the human rights paradigm;
- To emphasis the broader and integral understanding of access to justice, good
governance and human rights;
- To equip individuals and organizations to integrate their leaning into their routine and
daily activities;
- To mainstream gender, child, and other legally protected groups into the human rights
scene;
- To encourage participants to develop their own unique strategies based on their
differing context;
- To familiarize participants with both national and international mechanism addressing
human rights issues, and complementary nature of both; &
- Mentor pre-selected participants.

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Curriculum Model
The participatory curriculum design model for the program is flexible and custom tailored to the needs of individual and
organization participants.
The intermediate participants will have a greater say in the development of curriculum. The Model mainly uses the
practioners materials prepared by the UNOHCHR, UNDP, and other inter-governmental and non-governmental
organizations, and supplemented by various other books, documents, handouts and exercises.
The underlying theme of the program is that the real content will come from the participants and the Program will
channelize that content into a larger international human rights normative and institutional framework. The Facilitators are
skilled in adult education methodologies, and aware of the highly practical and flexible nature of the program.
The Program curriculum also tailors its model to the detailed Individual Plan of Learning and Action submitted by the
Participants. The model also integrates train the trainers approach as some of the participants are expected to be
assigned the role of facilitators.

Subjects/Areas:
- Civil and Political Rights;
- Economic, Social and Cultural Rights;
- Women and Children Rights;
- Minority Rights;
- Transitional Justice;
- Law of Internal Armed Conflict;
- Access to Justice;
- Rule of Law;
- National Institutions;
- International Criminal Law Norms and Institutions; &
- UN Charter and Treaty Based Mechanisms,




Global Human Rights Academy (GHRA),
http://www.ghracad.org.