Petition to Start an International Corps for learning human rights as a way of life
Mission and Goals: Encouraging a global movement that strengthens social responsibility and people’s democratic participation in the decisions impacting their lives by adopting, knowing and owning and be guided by the fully comprehensive human rights framework .. --providng a solid infrastructure to sustain change to furthers economic and social justce issues.…
A commitment to implement UN General Assembly Resolution 64/82 on the ‘Follow up to the International Year of Human Rights Learning’, of 10 December 2009, calling on “civil society (to) play an important role at the national, regional and international levels in the development and facilitation of ways and means to promote and implement learning about human rights as a way life at the community level”
Join to facilitate and create an international cadre of women and men –each in their own country, integrating learning human rights as a way of life as relevant to people's concerns and aspirations through a wide array of local activities, guiding and improving the quality of life in communities across the globe for families, neighborhoods, and nations. The “Corps for HR Learning” will include members of NGOs, business, government, teachers, doctors, lawyers, and those committed to local economic and social justice causes both as volunteers and/or professionals. Members of the CORP will serve as mentors and monitors and will maintain contact with international and regional Centers as they work to develop human rights cities anchoring such learning in community experience. Support will be requested to provide human rights learning in their locals leading to the development of human rights cities where such learning is ddemonstratedand and disseminated toward a unique transformation. www.pdhre.org
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