Advancing Human Rights Internationally

Product code: IA0264


Delivery method

Delivery method


Virtual Classroom



15 hours




Other Government Department Employee



The course is designed to help participants understand Canada’s current international human rights obligations and priorities, including how Canada actively promotes and protects human rights. 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • describe Canada’s international human rights obligations and priorities
  • examine Canada’s Guidelines on Supporting Human Rights Defenders
  • discuss Canada’s recommendations for the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review
  • describe the role of civil society in advancing human rights internationally
  • examine multilateral forums that address human rights

Notes: This course is available to other government department employees on a cost-recovery basis.

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Legacy course code: 00031038

Additional upcoming sessions

Date and Time Session code Location Language Available seats
March 25, 2024, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm (ET) IA0264-EN-2023-001 Virtual English Full
Date modified: 2022-07-11