ISHR Refugee


Who is a Refugee? A refugee is a person who “owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political opinion, is outside the country of his nationality, and is unable to or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to avail himself of the protection of that country … “ – The 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees Protecting refugees is the core mandate of UNHCR (United Nations High...

ISHR School of Justice

School of Justice Pioneers in the integration of Human Rights into education

Miami Dade College North Campus, School of Justice, has incorporated human rights education and learning into the lives of the new police academy students through the enhancement of student learning and engagement. The new students of the police academy at MDC North received the Human Rights Class in a Box Workshop, and introduction to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. These students will become custodians of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and after graduation, as a policemen and policewomen, they will...