Background to the program
and subject area:
The Master of human Rights and Humanitarian
Development Program were established at the University of Jordan under the
patronage in 2008. With the aim of spreading and deepening the culture of human
rights and promoting the protection of respect for human rights and achieving
advanced levels in the field of humanitarian development in general with the
cooperation of Jordanian, European and leading universities in the fields of
human rights and humanitarian development, the program seeks to prepare a generation
of distinguished researchers and practitioners Creators in the fields of human
rights and humanitarian Development, the program adopts contemporary global
discourse and modern scientific theories that integrate human rights as a
fundamental criterion in the human development standards with a view to
achieving universal human security. To achieve this, the program offers
creative solutions and creative theories to meet the methodological,
theoretical and applied challenges to achieve its goals and employ the
multi-science portal in social sciences as a general framework of the program
over the past few years, enabling the program to impose itself as a leading and
distinct program in The Arab region and the Middle East as the single programme
that links human rights and humanitarian development.
Since its inception, the programme has been
instrumental in achieving outstanding achievements on
Vision statements of the
The vision is based on the conviction that the
issue of human rights is one of the most important issues of the community in
particular and the international community in general. The recognition of these
rights as political, civil, cultural, social and economic, and whether these
rights are individual or collective, is a commitment to equality, justice,
freedom and human dignity for all human beings without discrimination.
Mission statements of the
To protect, promote human rights, and seek
awareness and education about these rights and to provide the necessary
protection and support to individuals and develop their capacities. A strategic
plan based on a vision that contributes to creating a new reality that deals
more efficiently with the challenges of the future. Building is a society of
justice, equality, the rule of law, safeguarding human dignity and protecting
To educate individuals
about their fundamental rights under international human rights instruments and
Strengthen and empower
individuals through training programs and other activities to identify,
prioritize, claim and defend rights of importance and priority for them, and
seek and work to ensure that they are respected.
Expansion of the
specialized network on human rights at the local, regional and international
developing a culture of human rights and defending these rights.
Provide advice and
recommendations to stakeholders on human rights issues.
Contribute to the
preparation of national reports to be submitted by the State to international
human rights bodies and agencies.
Contribute to the
preparation and participation in the implementation of programmes related to
education, studies and research related to human rights.
international and regional organizations and civil society institutions
concerned with human rights and freedoms and participation in international
forums relating to them.
Convening and organizing
conferences, symposia, sessions and panel discussions on topics relating to
human rights and freedoms and coordination with relevant stakeholders.