This expert meeting jointly held by the European Federation of Psychologists Association (EFPA), the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) and the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) represents a step towards developing a structured and integrated training and learning program for psychologists on Human Rights, in follow up on the Fundamental Rights Forum 2016: indeed, its Chair’s Statement calls for further action within professional groups, psychologists in particular, as a desirable way forward in upholding and promoting fundamental rights and enhancing a culture of fundamental rights in the EU.
The objectives of the expert meeting are to:
- assemble and integrate available perspectives;
- review existing curricula and best practices on the education of Human Rights;
- prepare ground for further development of a model training module on human rights for psychologists;
- explore ground for developing a Handbook on human rights for psychologists;
- identify next steps and timeframe of implementation.
When: October 9-11
Where: EIUC premises - Monastery of San Nicolò, Riviera San Nicolò, 26 – 30126, Venice (see: https://eiuc.org/human-rights-village/monastery.html).