Expert meeting Human Rights Education for Psychologists

This expert meeting jointly held by the European Federation of Psychologists Association (EFPA), the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) and the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) represents a step towards developing a structured and integrated training and learning program for psychologists on Human Rights, in follow up on the Fundamental Rights Forum 2016: indeed, its Chair’s Statement calls for further action within professional groups, psychologists in particular, as a desirable way forward in upholding and promoting fundamental rights and enhancing a culture of fundamental rights in the EU.                                                                                                 

The objectives of the expert meeting are to:

  • assemble and integrate available perspectives;
  • review existing curricula and best practices on the education of Human Rights;
  • prepare ground for further development of a model training module on human rights for psychologists;
  • explore ground for developing a Handbook on human rights for psychologists;
  • identify next steps and timeframe of implementation.

When: October 9-11

Where: EIUC premises - Monastery of San Nicolò, Riviera San Nicolò, 26 – 30126, Venice (see:



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