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Academics share experiences in teaching human rights

Graphic: Participants at the Commission workshop

The workshop was an opportunity to share ideas on effective ways to build human rights knowledge through formal and informal education settings.

University lecturers and educational officials have exchanged ideas on effective ways to build human rights knowledge and understanding through formal and informal education systems.

The National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia organised the one-day meeting to enable lecturers from tertiary institutions across the country to share their experiences in teaching human rights subjects.

This event, held in Ulaanbaatar on 28 February, was a platform to exchange good practices; to identify key human rights subject content, as well as existing gaps, to improve the quality of training, methodology and tools; to strengthen cooperation and coordination; and to identify solutions that address the challenges in teaching human rights subjects.

The meeting included more than 20 representatives from various universities and education institutions, including Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Academy of Management, National University of Mongolia, Mongolian State University of Education, National University of Medical Sciences, National Intelligence Academy, Law Enforcement University, University of Science and Technology, University of Agriculture, Tushee College, Shikhikhutag University, Otgontenger University, Ulaanbaatar University and International University of Ulaanbaatar.

Date: 1 March 2019

Source: National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia


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  1. Participants at the Commission workshop - National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia