‘HELP IN THE 28’ FREE ONLINE COURSES ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Currently the project offers 4 online courses.
Data Protection and Privacy Rights
The course provides a comprehensive curriculum which covers the key concepts, the legal framework of the Council of Europe (CoE) and the EU as well as the case law or the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) and of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).
You will also learn to identify violations and apply remedies in specific areas of data protection and privacy rights such as: medical sector; media; development of new technologies (i.e. GPS, drones, CCTV); e-communication and marketing ; workplace surveillance.
Fight against racism, xenophobia and homophobia / transphobia
The course has two substantive modules, one on racism and xenophobia, and the other one on homophobia and transphobia. A link to a specific module on Roma, the largest minority in the EU is also provided. One of the key reference materials to develop this course has been the Handbook on European non-discrimination law developed jointly by the EU Fundamental Rights Agency and the European Court of Human Rights.
- Perceptions and bias
- Key concepts
2. Legal framework
- ECHR/ESC – EU Law
- Role of different actors
- Extensive ECHR & CJEU case-law
3. Racism and Xenophobia
- Hate crime/Hate speech/harassment
4. Homophobia and Transphobia
- Hate crime/hate speech/harassment
- Respect for private and family life
This free on-line course is primarily addressed to legal professionals (judges, prosecutors, lawyers or senior court staff) but can be also useful for law enforcement authorities, equality bodies personnel and other persons working in the field of non-discrimination.
Labour Rights as Human Rights
Through this course, legal professionals will gain practical understanding of when and how to apply the European system of protection of labour rights.
More specifically, the course has the following substantive modules: right to work, employment relationship and working time; pay and insolvency; termination of employment (insolvency); discrimination – equal opportunities; collective labour rights (information and consultations); health and safety (physical and mental).
Right to the integrity of a person
The course explores this topic in an interactive way, showing the synergies and differences between the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU, the European Convention on Human Rights and the Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine (Oviedo Convention) .
It also reviews the case law of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) and the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) pointing out to problems such as medical interventions or removal of organs without consent, medically assisted procreation or end-of-life situations.
More specifically, the course is composed of two substantives parts: the first part presents the right to integrity in general which has been traditionally covered by the right to private life and the prohibition of torture; the second part will cover the right to integrity in the specific fields of medicine and biology.
To access the courses, first you need to open yourself an account at HELP if you have not yet done so (2 min). And then click the title of the course above to access it directly.
Further information and videos about the courses, please visit the HELP website.
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If you provide such services or know verified providers, please fill out the spreadsheet at your earliest convenience, and, please, update it as more verified information is available. These can be services for national citizens if they are also accessible to international migrants and refugees.
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