Wednesday 16th of January 2019


Justice Sector Reform: Applying Human Rights Based Approaches



Monday 18th of June 2018 - Friday 22nd of June 2018


This annual IHRN training programme aims at enhancing the skills of justice sector personnel, consultants, managers etc., in applying Human Rights Based Approaches to Justice Sector Reform.  The programme is designed for people working in the justice sector (with state or non-state institutions) or undertaking Rule of law/Governance assignments (e.g. UN, EC Framework Contract Lot 7 - Governance and Home Affairs) as well as justice sector personnel wishing to adapt their expertise for international consultancy work.

 Knowledge and skills enhanced include:

• The legal principles, policies & practice underpinning human rights based approaches to justice sector reform

• The inter-linkages between justice sector roles (law enforcement, judiciary, corrections/rehabilitation, etc.)

• The relationship between the justice sector and related terms; 'security sector', 'rule of law', 'good governance'

• Human Rights Based needs assessment, programme design, implementation, monitoring & evaluation

• Programming tools & checklists (including benchmarks & indicators of human rights change)

• Case studies from national contexts as well as international field missions (including conflict and post-conflict)

• Teamwork, advocacy, strategic partnerships and international work opportunities in the sector

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International Human Rights Network (NGO)


Good practices, Human Rights, Justice, Reform


National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland, Ireland

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Glenboy House, Oldcastle, County Meath, Ireland.
Telephone:+ 353 (0) 49 8542934 / 96
Fax:+ 353 (0) 49 8542934


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