Training Programme: HRBA: Justice & Security Sector Reform – OJIR22

Human Rights Based Approaches to Justice & Security Reform

International Human Right Network

Dates: Monday 27th June to Friday 1st July 2022

Venue: National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland

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Now in its 17th year, this annual IHRN training programme aims at enhancing the skills of justice/security sector personnel, consultants, managers etc, in applying Human Rights Based Approaches to Sector Reform. The programme is designed for people working with state or non-state institutions or undertaking Rule of law/Governance assignments (UN, EU, CoE, bi-lateral donors…) as well as justice/security sector personnel wishing to adapt their expertise for international consultancy work.

Knowledge & skills enhanced include:

  • The legal principles, policies & practice underpinning HRBA to justice/security sector reform
  • The relationship between the ‘justice’ and ‘security’ sectors, concepts such as ‘rule of law’, ‘good governance’, gender & Covid-19 issues etc
  • The inter-linkages between roles and institutions (justice/interior/security, law enforcement, judiciary, corrections/rehabilitation, formal/informal justice etc.)
  • Human Rights Based needs assessment, programme design, implementation, M&E.
  • Programming tools & checklists, benchmarks & indicators of human rights change
  • Case studies from national contexts & international field missions (including conflict, post-conflict transition)
  • Teamwork, advocacy, partnerships & international work opportunities in the sectors

Further information, application details, testimonials and indicative programme etc can be found at the following link: HRBA: Justice & Security Sector Reform

IHRN Scholarship

Details of the criteria and application process for an IHRN Scholarship for this programme in 2022 is available here. Deadline for completed scholarship applications for this programme is 25th March 2022.