COMPASS, a manual for human rights education with young people, provides concrete ideas and practical activities to engage, involve and motivate young people learning and acting for human rights. It is a complete tool for youth leaders, teachers and facilitators of human rights education activities looking to discover successful methods to work with young people. Compass promotes a comprehensive perspective on human rights education and sees young people as actors for a culture of universal human rights.

The manual covers many activities and background information on topics which are covered by the campaign including : children, citizenship and participation, culture and sport, democracy, disability and disablism, discrimination and intolerance, education, environment, gender, globalisation, health, media, migration, peace and violence, poverty, religion and belief, remembrance, war and terrorism, work.The French version of this book is named Repères.

The manual can be consulted online in English, French, Russian and Arabic.

COMPASS can be downloaded or bought at the Council of Europe online bookshop in English and French and is also currently available in 33 other languages versions.