National School of Human Rights trained more than 150,000 people in 2018

The National School of Human Rights of the “Juan Vives Suriá” Foundation, attached to the Ombudsman’s Office, trained more than 150,000 people in 2018 who will multiply their knowledge among the inhabitants of their respective communities.

The information was released on Tuesday by the Ombudsman, Alfredo José Ruiz, during his participation in the “Poder Ciudadano” (Citizen Power) program, broadcast by RNV’s Informative channel, in which he highlighted that the training of citizens in the field of human rights broke a record this year.

As part of its constitutional attributions, the institution trained in important issues such as: Human Rights of Girls, Boys and Adolescents; Citizenship, Critical View of Human Rights; Rights for People’s Power; Sexual and Reproductive Rights; Human Rights for the Protection of Girls, Boys and Adolescents with Some Disability; Women’s Human Rights and Gender Equity; Penal System of Adolescent Criminal Responsibility, among other topics.

During his speech, the senior official called on the population to support this institution by participating in its academic offerings of basic and graduate courses in human rights and its various thematic areas, while stressing that by 2019 the Ombudsman’s Office will get much closer to the communities, deploying their offices throughout the national territory.