A daily update on human rights and democratic development of the Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law based in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

Claudio Schuftan's paper "Elements For A Human Rights Activists Course And Curriculum" can be downloaded as WORD f. WINDOWS file (44 kB).

On 26 June 2001, individuals and organizations worldwide will join the international campaign to commemorate the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. This year, the IRCT is coordinating the fourth consecutive global campaign to support these events in every region of the world. We hope that you will also be a part of this special day.

We would like to draw your attention to a new publication that might be of interest to you. 'Institutionalizing Gender Equality: Commitment, Policy and Practice. A Global Source Book' is the fourth book in the series Gender, Society and Development published by the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT). This publication reflects the increasing interest in the experiences of organizations that have begun to incorporate women and gender considerations into their policies, not only for projects and pro...read more

September 24 -October 19, 2001 Atlanta, Georgia, USA
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health will co-sponsor a course, "International Course in Applied Epidemiology" during September 24 - October 19, 2001, in Atlanta, Georgia. This basic course in epidemiology is directed at public health professionals from countries other than the United States.