Wednesday, 5 January 2011

Human Rights Summer Institute (HRSI)

The Human Rights Summer Institute (HRSI) is an intensive scholarship program for international high school students in New York City.
The purpose of the program is to provide a forum for young leaders to explore local and global human rights issues.

Through out the program a range of concepts and methodologies relevant to the realization of universal human rights as expressed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) are utilised.


·         To create a cadre of young human rights activists in New York City who will lead their generation in promoting respect for human rights in the new millennium.

·         To provide students with an active, participatory learning environment in which everyone strives together to act in accordance with human rights principles.

·         To provide a multi-disciplinary, critical and creative framework for approaching human rights principles, problems, and visions.

·         To provide youth and leadership development through hands-on group activist training.


Each participant will be provided with full program materials, transportation, daily lunch, and a $500 stipend.

Contact: International Center for Tolerance Education (ICTE), 25 Washington Street, 4th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Tel: 718-237-6262. Fax: 718-237-6264.

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