Policy Officers for European Youth Forum

Posted on April 11th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 23 April 2017 Open to: candidates with a degree in social science with background in youth work Remuneration: EUR 2.754

Description

The European Youth Forum (YFJ) is the leading organization advocating for rights of young people. It is a Platform of Youth Organisations, independent, democratic and youth-led, we represent 103 National Youth Councils and International Youth Organisations from across the Continent. The Youth Forum works to empower young people to participate actively in society to improve their own lives, by representing and advocating their needs and interests and those of their organizations towards the European Institutions, the Council of Europe and the United Nations.

The Policy Officers will work in the Policy and Advocacy Department and report to... Read More »

Human Rights Defenders Advocacy Programme

Posted on January 4th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

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

Description

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.

Eligibility Match between applicants’ area of work/expertise and ISHR’s strategic priorities... Read More »

Advocacy Intern with The World Heart Federation

Posted on November 30th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 5 December 2016 Open to: Swiss or EU applicants who obtained Bachelors or Master degree Remuneration: 1000 CHF (930 EUR) per month

Description

The World Heart Federation is a global health NGO based in Geneva, focusing on cardiovascular disease (CVD), including heart disease and stroke. They are a small organization creating a big impact in global health, leading an ambitious drive to achieve a 25% reduction in premature CVD by the year 2025.

Currently, there is an opportunity for a focused and committed Advocacy Intern to join our dynamic Advocacy Team. They offer experience in a high-achieving, international environment, with opportunities to engage with the World Health Organization and other UN Agencies.

The role will support the delivery of the 2017 Advocacy Strategy,... Read More »

Soros Justice Fellowships

Posted on September 12th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 12 October 2016 Open to: lawyers, advocates, grassroots organizers, researchers, writers, print and broadcast journalists, bloggers, filmmakers, and other young individuals Fellowships: Advocacy Fellowships / Media Fellowships / Youth Activist Fellowships

Description

The Open Society Foundations is currently inviting applicants for its 2017 Soros Justice Fellowships with an aim to reduce the destructive impact of current criminal justice policies on the lives of individuals, families, and communities in the U.S. by challenging the overreliance on incarceration and extreme punishment, and ensuring a fair and accountable system of justice.

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Advocacy Fellowships: The Soros Justice Advocacy Fellowships fund lawyers, advocates, grassroots organizers, researchers, and others with unique perspectives to undertake full-time criminal justice reform projects at the local, state, and national levels; Media Fellowships:... Read More »

Human Rights Trainer at The European Roma Rights Centre

Posted on March 14th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 18 March 2016 Open to: candidates who hold University degree in human rights, law, humanities, pedagogy/teaching, communications, or a related field and who has teaching or human rights training experience Remuneration: will be fixed in accordance with the education, experience, and demonstrated skills of the selected candidate

Description

The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) is a dynamic public interest law organisation at the forefront of human rights advocacy on behalf of Roma throughout Europe. The ERRC seeks qualified applicants for the position of Human Rights Trainer (HRT) in Budapest, Hungary. The HRT is vital to fulfilling the ERRC’s mission of empowering Roma to understand and assert their rights. The HRT coordinates the ERRC internship programme and coordinates and contributes to the development and implementation... Read More »

European Roma Rights Centre Seeks Fundraising Officer

Posted on October 7th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 5 November 2015 Open to: holders of university degree with excellent communication and organizational skills Remuneration: depending on education, experience and demonstrated skills

Description

The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) is an international public interest law organisation working to combat anti-Romani racism and human rights abuse of Roma through strategic litigation, research and policy development, advocacy and human rights education. Since its establishment in 1996, the ERRC has endeavoured to provide Roma with the tools necessary to combat discrimination and achieve equal access to justice, education, housing, health care and public services.

The ERRC is a public interest law organisation that defends the human rights of Roma throughout Europe and serves as a legal resource centre for advocates working in this field.... Read More »

Apply for Тhe Post 2015 Advocacy Fund

Posted on July 22nd, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 July 2015 Open to: non-governmental and intergovernmental organizations who are actively engaged in advocacy activities in support of the Post 2015 Development Agenda Grants: grants range from USD 5,000 to USD 100,000

Description

The Elevate Children Funders Group (ECFG) was founded in 2011 by a group of private foundations working collectively in order to make key challenges facing children and youth a more significant global priority. With a focus on violence against children and alternative care/family strengthening, the group works at both international and national levels to build a stronger evidence base, strengthen advocates’ leadership and communication efforts, and mobilise more resources to support proven interventions.

The United Nations (UN) Summit for the Adoption of the Post 2015 Development Agenda... Read More »

Call for Proposals on Media Advocacy Actions by CSOs

Posted on July 7th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 July 2015 Open to: civil society organizations from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia Grant: total amount of EUR 30,000, maximum grant amount of EUR 5,000 per country

Description

South East European Media Observatory is looking for applications from civil society organizations (CSOs) to implement public awareness and advocacy campaigns and organize actions aiming to support free, independent, pluralistic and viable media in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. The duration of the public awareness and advocacy campaigns can be from 3 to 6 months.

This granting scheme is part of the second phase of the regional project “South East European Media Observatory – Building Capacities and Coalitions for Monitoring Media Integrity and Advancing Media Reforms” which aims at supporting integrity both in... Read More »

Art and Design for Advocacy Workshop

Posted on April 7th, 2015 in Archive134 Responses »

Deadline: 15 May 2015 Open to: 50 participants from Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia Venue: 22 to 28 June 2015, Ohrid, Macedonia

Description

IDEA SEE considers art and design to be among the most important tools for communicating, expressing thoughts and positions, and promoting change and societal evolution. IDEA SEE in 2015 is expanding its Art & Design for Advocacy program, through the organization of a series of workshops where youth and NGO activists will learn how to use the visual language of art and design to communicate their thoughts, messages and positions where it matters, contributing to a healthier, more open and encompassing communities. The training will take place from 22 -28 June 2015, Hotel Pela, Ohrid, Macedonia.

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Young Women’s Academy for Women from Kosovo and Serbia

Posted on February 19th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 27 February 2015 for applicants from Kosovo municipalities Mitrovica, Skenderaj and Vushtri/ 5 March 2015 for applicants from Kosovo and Serbia Open to: young women from Kosovo and Serbia Venue: 23-29 March 2015 in Kosovo or Macedonia/ 8-14 June 2015 in Kosovo or Macedonia

Description

Young Women’s Academy is a Kvinna till Kvinna training program for young women from the Caucasus and the Balkans. Its aim is to increase young women’s leadership, advocacy and communication skills and strengthen their capacity to influence policymakers at a local and international level for a positive change.

The Academy offers a unique training program which will empower young women to play an active role in their communities. In addition, a mentorship scheme within... Read More »