This course explores the relationship between development and human rights. The course focuses on the following issues: definitions of development, including the rhetorics of development, classic versus radical definitions, Western and African definitions, and the World Bank and IMF models of development, as well as the rights-based, village-based and other models of development; the role players, the duty bearers, beneficiaries and bystanders in the development process; the impact and value of international programmes such as Structural Adjustment Programmes and Poverty Reductions Programmes; women in development, gender mainstreaming in development; international trade in the development process.
Level: professional , post-graduate
Location: Pretoria, South Africa
Participants: middle and senior level governmental and intergovernmental officials, managers of NGO's, academics and post-graduate students
Tuition, fee, lodging: Tuition fee: R3000 (accommodation excluded). Please see organisers' website for application forms and further details.
Good Governance Programme
Centre for Human Rights
Faculty of Law
University of Pretoria
Tel: +27 12 420 4525
Fax: +27 12 362 5125