Course dates:

18 November 2019 – 19 January 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 close cooperation with the Independent Expert and the Global Study Team, the MOOC offers a wealth of specialised knowledge and expertise. Indeed, the course is taught by the following academics and experts drawn from all regions of the world and a cross-section of constituencies, enabling participants to benefit from rich and varied competences:

  • Manfred Nowak, Independent Expert Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty
  • Chiara Altafin, Global Campus of Human Rights
  • Jo Becker, Human Rights Watch
  • Moritz Birk, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights
  • Michael Bochenek, Human Rights Watch
  • Catalina Devandas Aguilar, UN Special Rapporteur on persons with disabilities
  • Meskerem Geset Tachune, UN Working Group on Discrimination against Women
  • Ursula Kilkelly, University College Cork
  • Stuart Kinner, University of Melbourne
  • Manu Krishan, Global Study Coordination Team
  • Benyam Mezmur, UN Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Vitit Muntarbhorn, Chulalongkorn University
  • Marta Santos Pais, former SRSG on Violence against Children
  • Helmut Sax, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights
  • Ann Skelton, UN Committee on the Rights of the Child/University of Pretoria
  • Łukasz Szoszkiewicz, Adam Mickewicz University
  • Benoit Van Keirsbilck, Defence for Children International
  • Georges Younes, Global Study Coordination Team