Deadline: 4 January 2017
Open to: all human rights defenders with the knowledge and skills to make strategic use of the international human rights system
Venue: 29 May – 9 June 2017, Geneva, Switzerland
International Service for Human Rights is calling for applications for its flagship Human Rights Defenders Advocacy Program in 2017 – the extensive training programme for human rights defenders, so if you are a human rights defender keen to increase your interaction with the UN system, apply now!
The training will take place in Geneva between 29 May and 9 June 2017 and provides defenders with opportunities to put their advocacy skills directly into action at the 35th session of the UN Human Rights Council.
The tuition fee is 3,000 CHF (2,800 EUR), and the average cost of travel, accommodation, meals, perdiem and programme logistics administration is approximately 4,000 CHF (3,740 EUR) for the two-week period.
Participants who are unable to meet those costs are invited to request a full or partial scholarship. Full scholarships cover the whole cost of 7000 CHF (6, 540 EUR), whilst partial scholarships may cover either the 3000 CHF tuition fee or part of the participants’ accommodation, meals and per diem, or travel costs, or programme logistics and administration. Scholarships will be attributed at ISHR’s discretion.
Prior to attending the training and advocacy programme in Geneva, participants are expected to:
By 4 January 2017, each applicant must submit the application form, which includes:
For more information visit the official website.