Professional Human Rights Training for PTP V

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI), working in collaboration with the Centre for Applied Legal Research (CALR) is holding a Professional Training Programme (PTP) on human rights of persons with disabilities.

The training programme is being held in Harare, Zimbabwe from 17 – 21 May 2021.

Since 2016, RWI and CALR have held professional human rights training under the Zimbabwe Human Rights Capacity Development Programme.

The current group is being trained under the Zimbabwe Human Rights Capacity Development Programme 2019 to 2021. The group’s PTP V’s training is titled; Professional Training Programme on Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

 Participants for this training programme are drawn from a diverse group which includes participants from:

  • local authorities
  • traditional leaders
  • independent commissions
  • members from the civil society
  • academia and officials from government ministries and departments

The training includes lectures on;

– International Human Rights Framework

– Development of disability issues as a human rights issue

– Overview of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

– Disability, Public and Political Participation, to mention but a few.

This professional human rights training programme has four phases. The PTP V group will go through all the phases and will be awarded certificates in professional human rights training.

The training includes theoretical lectures, presentation of action plans (mini projects), implementation of actions and presentation of findings depicted in implementing the action plans.