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Training Programme for human rights defenders. Deadline: 20 August 2020.

The Hertie School’s Executive Education is offering a long-term capacity- and alliance-building programme, entitled Recharging Advocacy for Rights in Europe. The training programme is provided to 25 leading representatives of human rights defender NGOs based and operating in one of the following EU members states: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia.

The programme, prepared in cooperation with Centre for Fundamental Rights, the Netherlands Helsinki Committee (NHC) and the Hungarian Helsinki Committee (HHC), starts in October 2020 and runs over a period of two years. It is aimed to support leading human rights defenders (HRD) organisations operating in European contexts, so as to strengthen the effectiveness of their work, foster close cooperation within the group, and enhance their capacity of strategic policy advocates and leading.

The course will run in nine camps in different European cities and coordinated pre-/post camp activities, participating HRDs will see their analytical, strategic, advocacy, communication, and leadership skills strengthened. Camps and related advocacy events will take place in Berlin, The Hague, Budapest, Warsaw, Vienna, Brussels and Cres.

The applicants need to fill the online module and upload a CV and a letter of motivation by 20 August 2020.

For more information, please visit the website of the Programme.

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