European Regional Master’s Programme in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe

Posted on July 18th, 2016 in Master, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 10 September 2016 Open to: candidates who hold a university degree in disciplines relevant to human rights; in particular law, social, political sciences and humanities from an accredited university Scholarships: depending on the Target Group, students will receive study grants


The European Regional Master’s Programme in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe (ERMA) is an international, full time, interdisciplinary Programme focused on the development of democracy and human rights in South East Europe. It is a joint initiative by University of Sarajevo, CIS Center for Interdisciplinary Studies and University of Bologna, IECOB Institute for Central Eastern and Balkan Europe, jointly co-financed by the European Union through the EIUC (European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization) and... Read More »

„Training Camp for Human Rights Facilitators” in Romania

Posted on July 4th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 July 2016 Open to: youth leaders, workers coming from Italy, Slovenia, Romania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Turkey and Poland Venue: 6-15 August 2016, Sacelu and Craiova, Romania


The „Training Camp for Human Rights Facilitators” is designed to empower 36 young people to promote and multiply HRs activities inside the local civil society as active European citizens. Through high quality innovative learning program they will discover how to increase the number and quality of community HRs activities for different groups.

The results “Ready!Set!Flash-mob” on FLASH-MOB method –and “16 Ready to apply designed sessions on HRs” will be widely spread in partner countries by coordinators and participants while the methodology will foster active participation in the society, promote respect for cultural diversity and... Read More »

Women’s Human Rights Training Institute (WHRTI)

Posted on June 10th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 June 2016 Open to: practicing lawyers and legal counselors working with human rights or women’s rights NGOs Venue: 27 September- 4 October 2016, Bulgaria


Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation (BGRF), in cooperation with its partners the Advocates for Human Rights from Minnesota, the International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights /ESCR-Net/ and the European Women Lawyers’ Association/ EWLA/ are pleased to announce the Call for Applications to participate in the Training Programme of the Sixth Round of the Women’s Human Rights Training Institute (WHRTI), 2016-2017. The first session of the Institute will be followed by a workshop of the International Network on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

It is the first-of-its-kind programme aimed at building and developing the capacity... Read More »

“Culture.World.We.” Youth Project in Ukraine

Posted on June 7th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline:  26 June 2016 Open to: participants between the ages of 15 and 23 years old, from Germany or Ukraine Venue: 26 July – 3 August 2016 in Lviv, Ukraine


“Culture.World.We.” is a youth exchange on the topic of human rights which will take place in Lviv, Ukraine from 26 July – 3 August 2016.

Through exploring cultures you are going to explore the meaning of human rights as fundamental democratic values by use of non-formal learning methods. Main focus will be on the media theater and video making in a way of how can we use those media to send a message to the communities.

The following topics will be tackled:

Human rights today: understanding the meaning and value; Human rights in different cultures and different cultures of human rights; Why and how do I practice human rights? How it impacts me... Read More »

Straniak Academy for Democracy and Human Rights

Posted on June 7th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 26 June 2016 Open to: students and new graduates from the Western Balkan and EU who are especially interested in democracy, human rights and the rule of law Venue: 4 to 17 September 2016 in Ulcinj/Montenegro


The goal of the Academy is to promote academic education on democracy, human rights and the rule of law in the Western Balkan region as a specific focus. The Academy establishes a link connecting academia and practice, promoted through an interdisciplinary and interactive format.

The intense two-week programme includes courses and workshops on different thematic fields such as concepts of democracy in a globalized world, the international and regional human rights instruments and standards (UN, CoE, OSCE, EU), the relevance of the rule... Read More »

Regional Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratization

Posted on May 17th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 June 2016 Open to: all interested applicants who hold Bachelor’s degree or a degree equivalent to Bachelor’s Scholarships: full scholarships, which cover travel expenses (to/from home country to Armenia, to/from home country to partner country and thesis defence travel), living expenses, monthly stipend


The Regional Master’s program in Human Rights and Democratization in the Caucasus is established with the financial support of the European Union. It is part of the global campus for Master’s programs and Diplomas in Human Rights and Democratization around the world. The MA is implemented in cooperation with the European Inter-University Center (Venice) and in partnership with leading Universities of Armenia, Ukraine, Belarus and Georgia the Regional Master’s Program in Human Rights and Democratization is... Read More »

“Art for Advocacy: Empowering Artists in the Balkans”

Posted on May 13th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 5 June 2016 Open to: young people aged 18-28 from Albania, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia Venue: 22-29 June, Hotel Pela Ohrid, Macedonia


IDEA invites you for the training “Art for Advocacy: Empowering artists in the Balkans” which will take place in Ohrid, Macedonia, from 22 to 29 June 2016. The training will be organized as 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. 2016 sees the introduction of music production and slam / protest poetry to the curriculum to help round out the... Read More »

Support ‘KyivPride 2016’: Be a Volunteer!

Posted on April 22nd, 2016 in VolunteeringRespond to this post »

Deadline: ongoing application process/ 5 places for male  and 5 places for female Open to: cooperative, open, tolerant people willing to help; Venue: 5-13 June in Kyiv, Ukraine

About the project

Organized with SCI (SVIT-Ukraine) the program of “KyivPride 2016” includes round table on the rights of LGBT people in Ukraine, discussions on the development of the LGBT movement, training on educational activities for students, films about Ukrainian Pride and LGBT movement, exhibitions by Ukrainian and German civil initiatives, cultural recreational activities for the LGBT community and supporters. Equality March will take place as a part of the International Forum “KyivPride 2016”. This is a peaceful demonstration in support of the idea of the need to respect human rights, regardless of sexual orientation, gender... Read More »

Apply for United Nation Minorities Fellowship Programme

Posted on April 13th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 22 May 2016 Open to: candidates who belong to a national, ethnic, linguistic or religious minority group Fellowship:  a return ticket (economy class) from the country of residence to Geneva; basic health insurance for the duration of the Programme; a stipend to cover modest accommodation and other living expenses for the duration of the Programme


The Minorities Fellowship Programme (MFP) was launched by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in 2005. The Fellows are based at the OHCHR Geneva, Switzerland. The MFP is interactive and consists of briefings on several topics (e.g. the UN system, OHCHR work, human rights mechanisms and instruments), fellows also undertake individual and group assignments.

This year, the English and Russian language components... Read More »

Call for Applications: Central Asia-Azerbaijan Fellowship Program

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

Deadline: 29 April 2016 Open to: participants between the ages of 25 and 40 years old, from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan and currently reside in one of the six countries Fellowship: a monthly stipend of USD 3,000 (subject to taxes) and travel, visa and health insurance costs


The Central Asia-Azerbaijan Fellowship Program of the George Washington University – Elliott School of International Affairs’ Central Asia Program (CAP)(CAAFP) provides a platform for the exchange of ideas and to build lasting intellectual networks among Central Asian, Azerbaijani, and U.S scholarly and policy communities.

Three CAAFP fellows will spend five months in residence at GW, where they will participate in tailor-made programs and be introduced to U.S. policy and expert communities in both... Read More »