On March 9 and 10, in the Ivano-Frankove Village, Yavoriv District, Lviv Region, the first seminar on the guides preparation for the traveling educational exhibition “Everyone Has the Right to Know Their Rights” was held.
The Ivano-Frankivsk secondary school of I-III levels named after Ivan Franko hosted the event.
18 school students and teachers of The Ivano-Frankivsk secondary school of I-III levels named after Ivan Franko and the Art Vocational School named after Yosyp Stanko participated the event. Within two weeks they will become guides not only in their village but also all over Yavoriv District. Guides will also try to moderate the discussion space for their peers, who will work during the exhibition.
Ukrainian educational program “We Understand Human Rights”
The travelling educational exhibition “Everyone Has the Right to Know Their Rights” was developed in 2011 by the NGO “MART”, the UHHRU member organization, with support from the International Renaissance Foundation, using expert materials and within the framework the action plan of the Ukraine-wide educational program “We Understand Human Rights”, as one of the steps to respond to the need for a systematic approach to human rights education. It enables to use these products as supplementary materials for learning and encourage discussion of human rights issues.
The Ukraine-wide tour of the traveling educational exhibition “Everyone Has the Right to Know Their Rights” was organized by the USAID Human Rights in Action programme, implemented by the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union, as part of the national educational program “We Understand Human Rights”.
The American people, through USAID, have provided economic and humanitarian assistance worldwide for nearly 50 years. In Ukraine, USAID provides assistance in areas such as economic development, democracy and governance, health and social sector. Since 1992, the US Agency for International Development has provided Ukraine with technical and humanitarian assistance worth 1.8 billion US dollars. More information about USAID programs in Ukraine is available on the official website of USAID ukraine.usaid.gov and Facebook facebook.com/USAIDUkraine.