11th Annual Human Rights Youth Summit 2014 to be held in Brussels from September 5th - 7th

The 11th annual Youth for Human Rights International Human Rights Summit 2014 to be held in Brussels from September 5th to the 7th, will follow our proud tradition of bringing youth from around the world together to share, encourage and inspire global peace and tolerance.

JAPAN: Human Rights Education Expansion

The YHR-Japan team learned that some serious cases of bullying had emerged among youth in schools. They saw the urgent need for Human Rights Education as a means to help reduce bullying. They reached out to schools. The talented artist, Kotomi Tsubota, depicted the 30 human rights in anime, which is the Japanese abbreviation for the word animation.

PAKISTAN: Human Rights Education

In 2013 the Character Development Program programs became part of a school curriculum. Later, the provincial government granted permission to expand the programs to all schools within the three towns of Karachi.

SWITZERLAND: Human Rights Education

Geneva is home to the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights and the Human Rights Council as well as other UN offices, almost 200 permanent missions and many non-governmental organizations.

ITALY: Expanding Human Rights Education

Italy is home to one of the oldest cities in the world, Rome. She’s famous for her historic landmarks such as the Coliseum and Leaning Tower of Pisa; leisurely gondola rides in Venice or taking the fast lane in one of the luxury cars such as the Ferrari, Lamborghini or Maserati.