Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights Training Course

Course Objective

At the end of this course, company and private security personnel, as well as public security personnel (forces), will have knowledge and understanding of how to conduct their daily tasks in compliance with the VPSHR and with the company’s policies regarding human rights and ethical conduct. Specifically, participants will be able to demonstrate professional proficiency with regard to the use of force, or other coercive measures, in accordance with human rights standards and ethical conduct.

Intended Audience

Company security personnel, select supervisors, as well as private and public security providers (forces) supporting the company’s security operations at global projects/operations sites.

 

Course Overview and Objectives

Facilitator’s Guide

Module 1 – Human Rights Framework for Global Operations and Security Practices
Module 2 – Human Rights and Ethics
Module 3 – Roles and Responsibilities of Security Personnel
Module 4 – Use of Force from a Human Rights Perspective

Learning Tools

Learning Tool 1 – Human Rights Violation Card Set
Learning Tool 2 – “The Way We Work” Page
Learning Tool 3 – “Who Does What” Poster
Learning Tool 4 – “How do We Work Together” Slides
Learning Tool 5 – Vulnerable Groups Flash Cards
Learning Tool 6 – Ethical Decision-Making Tool
Learning Tool 7 – Code of Conduct Card Set
Use of Force plan

Participant Handbook

Appendix A – Universal Declaration of Human Rights
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Appendix B – International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)
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Appendix C – Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (VPSHR)
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Appendix D – United Nations’ Code of Conduct for Law Enforcement Officials
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Appendix E – International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers
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Cover page
Module 1 User Guide – Human Rights Framework for Global Operations and Security Practices
Module 2 User Guide – Human Rights and Ethics
Module 3 User Guide – Roles and Responsibilities of Security Personnel
Module 4 User Guide – Use of Force from a Human Rights Perspective
Table of Contents

Power Points

Module 1 – Human Rights Framework for Security Practices
Module 2 – Human Rights and Ethics
Module 3 – Roles and Responsibilities of Security Personnel
Module 4 – Use of Force from a Human Rights Perspective