This collection of papers addresses contemporary issues in human rights
education which has shifted over time, as new social contexts have
evolved, in turn throwing up ever more complex challenges to educators.
It discusses key questions that build on concepts of human rights
education and includes examples of actions reported by UNESCO Member
Human rights education has been at the core of UNESCO’s
work ever since the Organization was created in 1945, with the mandate
to promote peace and tolerance in the context of a world torn apart by
the Second World War. The publication is one of UNESCO’s contributions
to the major UN initiatives, including the ongoing World Programme for
Human Rights Education.Download Publication
French and Spanish versions are foreseen in late 2011.