Invitation: LGBT and Human Rights 2011
Jan 14th, 2011 - 02:36:19
268_LGBT and Human Rights_Application.pdf
268_LGBT and Human Rights_Info.pdf
*From:* isrrc-l-bounces (at) list.web.net [mailto:isrrc-l-bounces (at) list.web.net] *On
Behalf Of *Anna Nordqvist
*Sent:* January 11, 2011 7:57 AM
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*Subject:* ISRRC - Invitation: LGBT and Human Rights 2011
Sorry for cross-posting
For the fifth year in a row, RFSU and RFSL are organising an International
Training Programme on LGBT and Human Rights. This year's training is open
only for application by candidates from the African countries listed below.
We would be grateful if you could disseminate the message below and the
invitation and application form attached to your respective networks.
The Swedish Association for Sexuality Education
Box 4331, SE-102 67 Stockholm
E-mail: anna.nordqvist (at) rfsu.se
Phone: +46 8 69 2 07 75
Cell phone: +46 738 907 610
Fax: +46 8 653 08 23
Physical address : Medborgarplatsen 3 (Söderhallarna), 10th floor
Advanced InternatIonal Training Programme 2011
LGBT and Human Rights
Part 1, Stockholm, Sweden, October 17 November 4, 2011
Part 2, May 21 25, 2012
Closing date for application is April 8, 2011.
The training, financed by the Swedish International development cooperation
Agency (Sida), is carried out by the Swedish Association for Sexuality
Education (RFSU) in institutional partnership with the Swedish Federation
for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights (RFSL).
The programme purpose of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Persons
(LGBT) and Human Rights training programme is that participants after the
should have useful tools and perspectives for working for LGBT persons
The results of the training programme is that participants after the
have knowledge in relevant areas concerning LGBT and Human Rights
be able to plan and implement projects successfully be able to work
successfully with advocacy
have access to sustainable networks supporting the work for LGBT persons
*Target regions: *
Botswana, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Moçambique,
Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
*Target group: *
The programme is designed for participants working in organisations or
sectors giving them an influence on issues concerning LGBT and human rights.
The course is open only for application by participants from the countries
*Requested qualifications are: *
A minimum of three years working experience in either LGBT or Human
Rights field or academic degree in social sciences, law, public health or
related fields of study Equivalent knowledge obtained through similar
Applicants should have plans for, or ongoing, projects aiming at enhancing
the human rights for LGBT persons in their respective country.
*The participants can be:*
Decision makers and public opinion builders, eg. at ministerial or other
political levels who have influence on SRHR or HR policies and programmes,
legislative processes, human rights, and values in society related to
sexuality, sexual orientation or gender identity. NGO representatives
working with LGBT or rights issues.
*Contact information: *
S-11826 Stockholm, Sweden
Telephone: +46 8 692 07 75
Telefax: +46 8 653 08 23
E-mail: anna.nordqvist (at) rfsu.se
Muge Cevik,MD, MSc STIs and HIV
Regional Focal Point for Western Europe
Global Youth Coalition on HIV/AIDS
e-mail: muge (at) gyca.org
GSM: +44 (0) 7531993677
www.tigweb.org | www.gyca.org
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
369, Fulham Road, London, SW10 9NH
GYCA is a youth-led global network of more than 4,500 young leaders and
adult allies working on youth and HIV and AIDS in 150 countries worldwide.
GYCA's mission is to empower young leaders with the skills, knowledge,
resources and opportunities they need to scale up HIV and AIDS interventions
amongst their peers.