The objectives of this research programme:

  • deepen the study of human rights in higher education and in society in general
  • study human rights and its violation globally
  • generate comparative and international research initiatives on the scholarship of human rights education within various socio-political contexts
  • engender creative approaches by which human rights can be enriched by interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches
  • prompt inquiry into the linkages between human rights and peace, conflict, development, multiculturalism, citizenship, and democracy

For further information, please contact Joseph Besigye (

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