CALR & Raoul Wallenberg Institute (RWI) target Emerging leaders in Human Rights professional training

The Centre for Applied Legal Research (CALR) in partnership with the Raoul Wallenberg Institute (RWI) held a Professional Human Rights Training programme for a group of emerging leaders from 9 – 13 April 2018 in Harare. The training programme is the sixth of its kind since the programme commenced in August 2016. The training programme focuses on different themes at a time, and the current thematic area is on emerging leaders.

The main objective of the Professional Human Rights Training programme is to contribute towards enhanced enjoyment of rights in Zimbabwe through legislation, policies, practices and decision making that is informed by international human rights standards and principles.

The training programme was attended by participants from the mining sector; industry and commerce; traditional leaders; university student leaders; media organizations; and youth leaders from political parties.

Representing CALR, Mrs. Yvonne Gombera welcomed participants to the Professional Human Rights Training Programme. She briefly explained the structure of the programe and elaborated on how the programme aims to give a solid foundation on human rights through theoretical and practical approaches.

The Human Rights Professional Programme forms part of a larger RWI programme whose overall objective is to contribute towards enhanced enjoyment of constitutional rights in Zimbabwe, through legislation, policies, practices and decision making.

 

                                        

 participants during one of the human rights training sessions                                                          Mikael Johansson of RWI & Yvonne Gombera of CALR
                                                                                                                                                                   facilitating the human rights training