Training on Human Rights-based Approach to Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism
Side Event on the margins of the Second United Nations Counter-Terrorism Week organized by the UN Office on Counter-Terrorism.
HAKI Africa, the ODPP (Kenya) and the National Counter Terrorism Center during the side event will look into training justice actors and members of the public on the human rights based approach(HRBA) to preventing and countering violent extremism. The training aims to educate people on the approaches . The HRBA are initiatives designed to uphold human dignity in the process of fighting terrorism. The approach views security not just as a mere duty to combat crime but also an obligation to ensure respect for individuals and communities self-esteem and worthiness. The two main objectives of the training will be to empower rights-holders to claim and exercise their rights and to strengthen capacity of duty-bearers who have the obligation to respect, protect, promote, and fulfil human rights.