University of Pretoria Capacity Building Workshop for LGBT Human Rights Defenders in Africa (Funded) 2018

University of Pretoria Capacity Building Workshop for LGBT Human Rights Defenders in Africa (Funded) 2018

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for University of Pretoria Capacity Building Workshop for LGBT Human Rights Defenders in Africa (Funded) 2018. Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

University of Pretoria Capacity Building Workshop for LGBT Human Rights Defenders in Africa (Funded) 2018

The Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria with the support of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, cordially invites you to apply for the Capacity Building Workshop on Strategic Advocacy & Litigation targeted at the promotion and protection of the human rights of lesbians, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons in Africa.

Application Deadline: 10th July 2018

Eligible Countries: African countries

To Be Taken At (Country): Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, South Africa

About the Award: The 3rd LGBT Human Rights Defenders Workshop will be held from 3-6 September 2018 at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria in South Africa. This year’s workshop will focus on empowering the LGBT human rights defender in Africa on how to conduct strategic advocacy & litigation.

Type: Workshop

Eligibility: 

  • The workshop seeks to bring together activists, scholars, practitioners, advocates for law reform, LGBT individual from across Africa to address the issues of strategic advocacy & litigation.
  • This programme is directed at experienced human rights defenders in non-governmental organisations, with existing advocacy experience at the national level and some prior knowledge of the international human rights system.

Number of Awards: Limited

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Value of Award: Limited funding for travel and accommodation is available to support participants who will be selected for the workshop. Successful applicants will be notified of their selection by 1 August 2018. Selected applicants will be required to take care of visa costs in their respective countries.

Duration of Programme: 3 – 6 September 2018

How to Apply: Apply online

Visit Programme Webpage for Details

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Award Providers:  The Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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