Online Learning Courses

Nabz-Iran online learning courses provide users with the tools and knowledge they need to draw attention to human rights issues in Iran.

Through courses that focus on topics such as digital security and message development, Iranians both inside and outside Iran can build their capacity to raise awareness of the human rights situation in Iran.


Featured Course: Citizen Oversight of Elections: How to Get Involved in Elections Beyond Voting
Are you interested in learning how to get involved in the June 2013 presidential elections, aside from voting? Have you seen or heard...

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If you’re not careful on the Internet, it’s easy for others to track what you say and do online without your knowledge or permission. Not everyone knows how to do this, but the Iranian government (along with many other states) is equipped with the most sophisticated Internet filtering and...
According to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, simply by virtue of being born, all of us are inherently entitled to certain rights, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, social class or political affiliation. While many of these rights have been universally adopted and...
As you look around your community and talk with your neighbors, you’ve probably become aware of various needs that you would like to see addressed. There are a number of different ways to address these, some of which are discussed in other Nabz-Iran online courses Service Delivery Monitoring: How...
An important component of a well-functioning and responsive government is transparent and accountable budgeting. Budget monitoring initiatives can rally citizens around a cause that has the potential for very real and tangible results, such as an increase in funding for public services and...
There are many ways to address community needs, whether through awareness-raising, fundraising or just by doing it yourself. Sometimes these approaches work, but many times, the only way to ensure that the government takes responsibility for creating long-term, sustainable solutions to community...
Introduction At a time when information is readily available through the Internet and social media, the ability to distinguish between what is credible and trustworthy and what is propaganda is vital for anyone trying to engage in meaningful debate on political and policy reform. As citizen...
Any type of meaningful political or policy reform requires convincing a majority of people that change is good and desirable. Communicating persuasive arguments is one of the most important things you’ll do to convince others that change is right for them individually and for society as a whole....
IntroductionThink about your community. What functions well? What improvements would you like to see? How would your neighbors, family and friends answer those questions? We know that the government is responsible for providing basic services to citizens, like education, healthcare and roads. But...
Are you interested in learning how to get involved in the June 2013 presidential elections, aside from voting? Have you seen or heard about election violations in the past and wondered how you could document and report them? If so, this is the course for you. The Citizen Oversight of Elections: How...
Introduction Divided into five lessons, the course outlines a methodology for documenting human rights abuses, focusing on how to collect data and stories and how to report on these with accuracy, impartiality and objectivity. The course is divided into the following lessons: understanding...