The Centre for Research and Application of Human Rights at Maltepe University was established on 9 December 2005 and is hosting a UNESCO Chair for Philosophy and Human Rights since 2009.
The centre conducts an M.A. Programme with and another one without thesis, organises seminars on human rights for various professions and especially for public officials and security personnel, conducts research on human rights problems we are faced with at present, holds conferences, makes films and organizes competitions focusing on such problems.
When asked, it prepares opinion reports on cases of violations, or allaged violation, of human rights.
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