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International Human Rights Training Program

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October 18, 2018
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The International Human Rights Training Program (IHRTP) is an internationally recognized intensive three week training program.Held in Montreal, Canada every June, the IHRTP is a world leading program on human rights education.  It is the only training in the world specifically dedicated to building the capacity and skills of human rights educators. The program is     Read More

Opportunity for Journalists to work with IMLU

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September 28, 2018
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ENGAGING MEDIA PRACTITIONERS IN ADDRESSING TORTURE, VIOLENCE AND DISCRIMINATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN KENYA About Us The Independent Medico-Legal Unit (IMLU) is a governance, health and human rights non-profit organization, whose vision is A Just World Free from Torture. Our work is underpinned by a holistic approach involving litigation, medical and psychosocial rehabilitation of survivors     Read More

Nobel Peace Prize for Human Rights Defenders

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September 14, 2018
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Over 200 organisations from all over the world have signed on to this open letter endorsing the Nobel Peace Prize for the global community of Human Rights Defenders. The release of the open letter is accompanied by a public petition: Human Rights Defenders for the Nobel Peace Prize, which can be signed here.     Read More

Data Protection Guide

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September 9, 2018
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The Keys to Data Protection: A guide for policy engagement on data protection In this section, you can access the different parts of our guide for policy engagement on data protection “The Keys to Data Protection”. The guide is intended to help organisations and individuals improve their understanding of data protection, by providing a framework to     Read More

Opportunity!!! The American Bar Association (ABA) Center for Human Rights

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September 3, 2018
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Job Description: Staff Attorney  Center for Human Rights  RE12201 Exempt Background The American Bar Association (ABA) Center for Human Rights is seeking an experienced staff attorney to help lead its work on TrialWatch, an international trial monitoring program established by the Clooney Foundation for Justice which the ABA will be assisting in implementing. The TrialWatch     Read More

COUNTY ENGAGEMENTS: Conversation circles between HRDs, service providers and Duty Bearers

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August 15, 2018
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THEME: Enhancing The Role Of HRDs in Governance and Encouraging Constant Dialogue for Complementary and Effective Relationships CONCEPT NOTE Background: In Kenya, activism increasingly combines informal networks and formal organizations to some effect, and these activists have in general distanced themselves from the political opposition and views creating a non- cordial working relationship between HRDs     Read More

Call For Expression of Interest by CRECO

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August 6, 2018
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CRECO is currently implementing a project ‘Promoting Agricultural extension services in Baringo and West Pokot Counties with an aim of increasing livestock production by enhancing agricultural information through extension services. As a part of this initiative CRECO is seeking to contract a consultant to conduct a model social audit of selected public projects on livestock extension services     Read More

Protection Coordinator (Field based – West and Central Africa)

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July 23, 2018
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Front Line Defenders is seeking an exceptional candidate with significant human rights experience to take on this challenging post based in the region. The Protection Coordinator (Field-based West and Central Africa) will be responsible for maintaining and developing Front Line Defenders’ contacts with human rights defenders in countries in the region, providing rapid response to cases of     Read More

I Defend Rights: Shifting the Narrative about Human Rights Defenders and CSOs

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July 9, 2018
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I Defend Rights: Shifting the Narrative about Human Rights Defenders and Civil Society Globally is a project of the Norwegian Human Rights Fund and Memria.org in collaboration with partners from all over the world (see www.idefendrights.org for more information) with the endorsement of Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders. According to the United     Read More

Scottish Bar International Human Rights Award

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July 9, 2018
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The Faculty of Advocates is pleased to announce the launch of the Scottish Bar International Human Rights Award. The award seeks to recognise the achievements of human rights defenders who work in challenging situations around the world.It is open to human rights lawyers and defenders who are not residents of the UK or Ireland. The     Read More

WHY DEFEND HUMAN RIGHTS?

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July 4, 2018
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Who Is A Human Rights Defender: According to the UN, “There is no strict definition of human rights defenders because they can be anyone who acts at any moment for any human rights. A human rights defender can be a man, a woman, a lawyer, a student, an NGO’s employee, a doctor or any person     Read More

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: CHILD AND YOUNG HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER

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July 2, 2018
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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: CHILD AND YOUNG HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD DAY OF GENERAL DISCUSSION: “PROTECTING AND EMPOWERING CHILDREN AS HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS” Background The 2018 Day of Discussion is the first ever global discussion focusing on children as human rights defenders. The Day of Discussion will take     Read More
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