Making a Right-Based Approach to Development Work

Course Duration: 
2 Weeks
Public Sector Capacity Building
Tuition Fee: 
2 500.00 USD
Sub Topic: 
Decentralization, Empowerment and Capacity Development of Local Organizations

​This course ​description ​is indicative, and only for reference ​purposes. The course is not scheduled unless advertised in our calendar. If you are interested in this course​,​ or require a customized course​ that is similar to this​, please note that ​fees start from USD ​25,000 for a two-week course. This fee is for a customized course for ten or fewer participants. For additional participants, the fee is USD 2500 ​per participant.

​For these fees, the client may customize the course to the precise needs ​of the client's organization. Scheduling will be in consultation with the client.

Participants: NGO workers, development planners, administrators and officials, extension officers, and project or program managers and officers.

Course Brief: The course aims to enhance participants’ understanding of the principles and practices on rights-based approaches to development and their applications to various development sectors in order to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Course content the concept of rights-based development, the challenges of implementing rights-based approaches and achieving MDGs, the roles of development agencies and NGOs, globalization and human rights, mechanism for making rights-based approaches work, and rights-based approaches programming. The approach includes case studies, best practices, and exposure visits to development agencies working on rights-based approaches to development on governance, social or economic rights.