Course dates:

From 23 November 2020
to 10 January 2021

Free enrolment until 27 December 2020

Lecurers and Experts

The MOOC is organised and managed by the Global Campus of Human Rights (GC), a unique network of more than a hundred universities around the world aiming to educate human rights defenders committed to upholding the universal values of human rights and democracy. Designed in cooperation with the UN Global Study Team as well as lecturers and experts from the 7 Regional Master’s Programmes of the GC, the MOOC offers a wealth of specialised knowledge and examples, enabling participants to benefit from rich and varied competences.

The structure and content of the course draw extensively from recent debates organised by the UN Global Study Team with high-level stakeholders as well as experts, lecturers and students of the Global Campus. In addition to the Global Study itself, course materials include testimonies from:

  • Manfred Nowak, Independent Expert on the UN Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty and GC Secretary General
  • Najat Maalla M´Jid, UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children
  • Ann Skelton, UN CRC Committee/University of Pretoria (GC Africa)
  • Felipe Gonzalez Morales, UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants
  • Grace C. Agcaoili, UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office
  • Naiyana Thanawattho, Asylum Access Thailand
  • Benoit Van Keirsbilck, Defence for Children International-Belgium
  • Karabo Ozah, Centre for Child Law, University of Pretoria
  • Taghreed Jaber, Penal Reform International, Middle East and North Africa
  • Anna Margaryan, Yerevan State University, GC Caucasus (TBC)
  • Students and faculty of the Global Campus Global Classroom 2020