We organize courses and workshops to train activists, community leaders and young professionals from different disciplines who are interested in developing new career paths and obtaining the necessary tools to protect the rights of vulnerable sectors, regardless of their initial training.

We aim to create and maintain a Global South community that will be constantly nourished by our work and the work of our students, representing a solid, informed and experienced voice of the Global South.

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Business & Human Rights: doctrine, practice, and strategy

This course focuses on doctrine, practice and strategies for the implementation of human rights protections in the context of business activities.  The course offers an intensive introduction to key concepts and emergent jurisprudence in the field.
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6th Global Action-Research Workshop for Global South Activists

Come back to Colombia to reimagine the future of human rights! Dejusticia invites Global Workshop alumni to apply for its Sixth Annual Global Action-Research Workshop, to be held in Colombia July 28-August 3, 2018.
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2017 Intensive Course on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

The Intensive Course on Social Rights opens its application process, open until August 15, 2017. The course, which will be taught from October 23 to 27, 2017 in Bogota, offers advanced training on litigation, research, jurisprudence and innovative strategies for implementing social rights.
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What is amphibious training?

Dejusticia’s action-research workshops were born from a sense of the need for a pedagogical space for young human rights advocates from the Global South to deepen their research and writing skills and build South-South connections, as well as increase the visibility of their work and writing outside their home countries. In addition, it was premised on the importance of developing space to think about and tools to realize action-research, in the broad sense of simultaneous participation in engaged, rigorous research and political action. Learn more here.

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Amphibious Accounts

A product of the Global Action-Research Workshop for Young Human Rights Advocates of Dejusticia. A space for human rights advocates from the Global South to deepen their research and writing skills and build South-South connections.

Justice through Transitions: Conflict, Peacemaking and Human Rights in the Global South

What does justice mean in times of transition? What kinds of possibilities and dissapointments emerge from processes of seeking justice through transition? How might we understand these processes through narrative?

Fighting the tide: Human Rights and Environmental Justice in the Global South

This text forms part of a long-term project undertaken by Dejusticia as part of its international work. The project revolves around the Global Action-Research Workshop for Young Human Rights Advocates that Dejusticia organizes each year to foster connections among and train a new generation of action researchers.

Extractivism versus human rights: chronicles of the mined fields in the Global South

Un nuevo acercamiento a los derechos humanos: escritura reflexiva por autores activistas de organizaciones defensoras que considera el potencial, los logros y desafíos de su práctica.

Teaching Materials

To complement our educational and training activities, we develop teaching materials that rely on our research projects, presenting them in a variety of formats to increase their accessibility. The aim is to educate and increase awareness among diverse audiences. For example, in, we developed a database of case studies, which we presented in a variety of formats and media. We use these in our workshops and courses to analyze key practices, tactics and strategies that human rights organizations across different regions of the world have implemented to promote social rights.

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