Who created this learning guide?
The Human Rights Training Guide was created by the Defense Institute of International Legal Studies (DIILS). DIILS provides human rights instruction for the DISCS Security Cooperation Management Overseas Course (SCM-O) and numerous other mobile and resident international military education programs available under the Expanded International Military
Education and Training (IMET) and Counter Terrorism Fellowship Program (CTFP) programs. See the DIILS web site for more information.
Does DISCS have any other information on Human Rights as it affects Security Cooperation?
DISCS and DIILS collaborate on a chapter entitled "Human Rights and Related Concepts" currently in the DISCS Green Book as Chapter 16. It is also available online
If I work for a foreign government and want additional training on Human Rights, whom can I contact?
Contact the US military staff at the Security Cooperation Organization at the U.S. embassy in your country for more information
about DIILS human rights education programs. If you need help identifying the proper office, contact
the DIILS Resident Program Director (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Is a certificate awarded for completion of this learning guide?
No. However, DIILS offers both resident and mobile human rights education programs which do award certificates.
Where can I find more information about the Field Studies Program and its connection with human rights promotion?
See "Field Studies Program Handbook" at www.netsafa.navy.mil/ipg/contents.asp.
Who do I contact if I have any technical issues with this learning guide?
Go to the Online Learning Help Desk for technical assistance.