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UN4U celebrating United Nations 70th Anniversary

In its anniversary year the United Nations Information Centre in Canberra organised a series of school visits as part of the UN4U program. UN4U is an outreach program which brings UN officials to speak to students in their schools. When first established in 2007, UN4U focused on outreach to New York City public schools and was centered around UN Day activities on October 24. Continue reading

ABC Teaching Human Rights: Practical Activities for Primary and Secondary Schools

Teaching Human Rights booklet coverABC: Teaching Human Rights aims to serve as a user -friendly tool for human rights education and a multi-coloured umbrella covering a number of basic human rights areas. It offers practical advice to teachers and other educators who want to foster human rights awareness and action among primary and secondary school children, including suggestions for developing learning activities. It is not meant to place an extra burden on an already overloaded curriculum but to assist in infusing human rights issues into subjects already taught in schools. Continue reading