Human Rights, Intellectual Property and Development Trust (HURID)
To contribute to the development of a culture of constitutionalism, good governance and commitment to sustainable development and promotion of the protection of intellectual creations through partnerships with public and private institutions.
The objectives of HURID are:
Initiating, encouraging and promoting co-operation in the field of human rights, intellectual property and development in general;
Increasing awareness of human rights standards provided for in various human rights instruments adopted at universal, regional and national levels;
Conducting training for law enforcement agents and other public officials in the interpretation, application and enforcement of human rights standards, humanitarian law, refugee law and intellectual property law;
Researching into all aspects of good governance, in particular human rights, sustainable development and poverty reduction; and,
Documenting and acting as a depository library for human rights, humanitarian law, refugee law and intellectual property materials.