The mandate of the Atlantic Human Rights Centre is to:

  • Undertake, encourage and facilitate research in the field of human rights;
  • Coordinate and develop undergraduate courses in the field of human rights;
  • Conduct specialized human rights courses of a continuing education nature for various professional groups;
  • Promote and stimulate informed thinking about human rights by organizing conferences and workshops and by disseminating information about human rights; and
  • Collaborate and cooperate with other organizations, groups and individuals working in the human rights at the national, regional and international levels.