Human Rights Education for Schools in the Luhansk Region (Ukraine)


Den Danske Helsinki-Komité for Menneskerettigheder





Projekt start:


Projekt slut:


Beviliget beløb:

295.513,00 kr.

Samlet buget:

307.013,00 kr.

Indsatsen vedrører følgende verdensmål:

  • Mål 4: Kvalitetsuddannelse
  • Mål 16: Fred, retfærdighed og stærke institutioner
  • Mål 17: Partnerskaber for handling

Indsatsen foregår i følgende lande:

  • Ukraine

Lokale partnere:

  • Charitable Organization "Charity Foundation "East-SOS"

Overordnede mål :

The overall objective of the project is to introduce and create awareness about human rights, democratic values, and active citizenship in the educational sphere in eastern Ukraine.

Umiddelbare mål :

1. Five schools have become aware and integrated human rights and democratic values into the educational process. 2. Students from 8 schools in the crisis region have been empowered and have acquired new skills. 3. The network of schools has been broadened and strengthened via an educational conference.

Målgrupper :

The primary target group for this intervention are teachers, school administration staff, local authorities in the educational department, students, and parents from 5 schools in Luhansk region in eastern Ukraine. A total of 166 teachers and staff from the school administration, 25 parents, 90 students and 2 representatives of local authorities in the regional educational department will take part in the activities of the project. The secondary group will be all 2000 students and staff from the five schools who will receive information on human rights in their schools from the main participants who have completed the training. The tertiary target group benefitting from the project are students, teachers and school administrations from other schools as well as local communities in Luhansk region.


The aim of the project is to introduce and create awareness about human rights, democratic values, and active citizenship in the educational sphere in Luhansk region in eastern Ukraine. The project addresses relations between all the participants of the educational process and draws their attention to the principles of human rights and children’s rights in their respective schools. The main activities are an educational course for school staff, parents and students; Model UN simulation game for high school children and an educational conference for school staff. Through workshops, assessments and trainings, the project seeks to improve the quality of education in the conflict area. The intervention will first and foremost strengthen 166 teachers and school administration from 5 selected school, 90 students, and 25 parents, who will be trained in human rights, active citizenship, and public engagement. The project is a joint effort between the Danish Helsinki Committee and Vostok-SOS.