HRDs being interviewed by journalists


Online course for human rights defenders

23 December 2016

We are pleased to announce the opening of the registration for the online course “Security and Protection Management for Human Rights Defenders and Social Organisations” mainly addressed to NGOs, social organizations, and persons interested in the security work for HRD, their organizations, and/or communities.


Why take this course?

Education and training for Human Rights Defenders is a broad subject with different needs.

One such need, which we consider to be very important, is security. With the present course, we aim for human rights defenders to develop various skills, capacities, and strategies to allow them to improve the level of security and protection, both for themselves and also for the people they work with.


Designed for: NGOs, social organizations, and individuals.

Duration: 60 hours over 12 weeks (approximately 5 hours per week)

Online Distance learning course (using Moodle)

Hosted by PI training staff (protection experts with extensive training experience in many countries).

More information on the course fees here.

Registration date EXTENDED until 31 January 2017

DATES: 13 February to 7 May 2017


Take a look at the introduction video and the online presentation.

If you are unable to attend this session, the next training will take place in May and September 2017.

TO REGISTER: write to Ángela Díaz (administrator): e-learning [at]

“I also wanted to let you know we really enjoyed the course, and despite not having all the time we would have wished to dedicate to it, the contents were really interesting and useful. All the team of Protection International is doing a great job, and we were happy to participate in the training.”

Former student’s comment.