This landmark event is devoted to a range of topics in the fields of Human Rights Education and Youth Activism. This year, the Summer School focuses on the best practices of young human rights activists in advocating for minority rights in Armenia.
The Summer School pursues the following objectives:
Provide an understanding of human rights education;
Promote dialogue between minority youth and human rights activists, national, regional and international watchdog organizations, government institutions and civil society;
Provide a space for participants to share their best practices in the field of human rights education and minority rights in particular;
Create networks and alliances among different communities, cultural groups, non-profit organizations, experts and government institutions to better promote minority rights in Armenia;
Empower minority youth to act as multipliers in their society and raise awareness on human rights and fundamental freedoms.
The ideal participants should:
Be aged between 18 and 35 years;
Have a general understanding of human rights;
Show high motivation and ability to live and work in a multicultural environment;
Be available in the first week of August;
Be responsible and available for teamwork both during and after the event.
Candidates will be selected on the basis of gender & geographical balance, as well as their motivation and skills in the relevant fields.
Interested candidates should send their CV and a motivation letter to email@example.com. Please, describe the following in your motivation letter:
Why are you interested to participate in the WFCE Summer School?
How will you use the knowledge and skills gained during the Summer School?
Your experience and skills in the relevant fields.
INNOVATION: If you have a Facebook profile, you are welcome to send your profile link instead of writing a motivation letter.
If you have any questions about the application process, please, do not hesitate to contact us. We For Civil Equality NGO is covering all costs related to your participation including transportation, accommodation, meal, coffee, training materials, etc. The Summer School will be from 6 to 9 August in Tshaghkadzor.
The training is organized within “Youth Dialogue for Diversity” Project funded by the Dutch Embassy in Tbilisi.
THE DEADLINE FOR SENDING APPLICATIONS IS 30 JULY 2012, 18:00 Yerevan time.
PLEASE, NOTE THAT LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.