On 27 October 2022, DDCSN delivered training to local Civil Society Organizations on Human Rights Based Approach. The training aimed to support better and more sustainable development outcomes by analyzing and addressing the inequalities, discriminatory practices, and unjust power relations that are often at the heart of development problems.
The human rights-based approach (HRBA) is a conceptual framework for the process of human development that is normatively based on international human rights standards and operationally directed to promoting and protecting human rights. HRBA is related to the terms rights-holder and duty-bearers which are used to refer to individuals or social groups that have particular entitlements with specific rights and state actors and official authorities at all levels.
The main objectives of HRBA are to empower people to claim and exercise their rights and to strengthen the capacity of the actors to respect, protect and fulfill the rights of the vulnerable and most marginalized to comply with these obligations and duties.
One of the main objectives of DDCSN is strengthening the capacities of members to assure their sustained contribution to the development endeavors of the region, this training helps CSOs to strengthen the participation of the local communities, promotes results, and aligns with result-based management, reduces vulnerabilities by focusing on the most marginalized and excluded in society and achieve their human rights commitments.