Monday, 27 February - Thursday 1 March 2012

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Train–the–Trainers Workshop is jointly organized by the Center for Human Rights of Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, and the European Training and Research Center for Human Rights and Democracy (ETC), Austria, with the support of the Austrian Development Agency (ADA). The Workshop will bring together 30 participants involved in human rights education from East Africa. It will be undertaken based on the Manual on Human Rights Education – Understanding Human Rights (3rd Ed.). The Workshop will focus on good governance, rule of law, rights of women, rights of the child, democracy, human rights education, and international criminal law. There will be six trainers, three from Africa and three from Austria.


Objectives of the Workshop will be to:

  • Enhance the capacity of human rights educators in East Africa through a training programme, introducing contemporary thematic issues and methodological approaches; 
  • Integrate African perspectives in human rights education; 
  • Ensure participants benefit from each other’s experiences and network, for the same purpose, after the workshop; 
  • Introduce the Manual on Human Rights Education—Understanding Human Rights (3rd ed.) and its innovative methodology; and 
  • Make available materials for use by participants after the workshop; 

Participants

There will be 30 participants from Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. The participants shall be trainers in national human rights institutions, academia, justice sectors (courts, the police ...), governmental organizations, and non- 1 governmental organizations. The selection of participants will be gender- balanced. With a view to ensuring sustainability, the trainees shall be “multipliers”: they should be able to spread the message by providing basic and advanced human rights trainings within their fields of activity. Hence, to be selected for participation, applicants need to demonstrate adequate level of participation in human rights education in their own country and fields of activity.

Venue of the Workshop

The Workshop will be hosted by the Center for Human Rights, AAU, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It will be conducted between February27 and March01, 2012.

Cost of Participation

The programme covers the cost of participation including transport and accommodation.

Application for Participation

Those interested in the Workshop and able to demonstrate their involvement in human rights’ education are invited to apply. The application consisting of a letter of motivation, CV, educational and professional documents has to be sent to the following email address (only electronic copies of applications are considered):

Email: twondemagegn(at)yahoo.com

Deadline Deadline for application is 31 January 2012.

More Information about the Center Center for Human Rights: http://www.aau.edu.et/humanrights/

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It is really great to aware the friends regarding such activities. Thanks

Hi Nura Suleiman,

Thanks for posting such notice! Please let me know if one of the Nepalese from Asia can be  considered to apply in this ToT though this call is clearly encourages to apply the eligible candidates only from Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda

You may please inform me at apasmalb@gmail.com in any relevant trainings that could help to enhance my capabilities from participating on conflict transformation into peace, human rights, rule of law, good governance once you organize to Asian countries as Nepal is currently facing many exposed and latent problems in the name of transition .

Thank you,

L B

 I am very happy to hear about such a good programm. I am from Liberia and i very interested in such a unique programm. Please let me know if a Liberian from west Africa can be considered as a particicpant in this TOT? Because, i'm sending my application soon!

Warm Regards

Patrice J. Jlopleh

Hi Nuria:
This is a Great opportunity!!!
Fundación Operación GAYA Internacional (FundaOGI), based in Costa Rica, a nongovernmental youth organization dedicated to supporting, training, and youth empowerment, with the aim of these come together as creators of their realities and the progress of their communities. Human rights, particularly from the perspective of economic, social, and cultural are the linchpin of programs and projects undertaken by Funda OGI.
My name is Fernando Murillo and I am the founder, we have several training programs on human rights issues and would be very useful for us to participate in the program is possible because we are in Costa Rica???
If possible would be applying as soon as possible.
Thank you very much.

I can be contacted fmurillomeza@fundaogi.com



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