The program is designed for people working in the justice sector (with state or non state institutions) or undertaking Rule of law/Governance assignments (eg 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 and 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, program design, implementation, as well as 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 consulting opportunities