28th Annual Program 2018 - Timor-Leste

APPLICATION ARE STILL OPEN FOR THE 28TH ANNUAL PROGRAM IN TIMOR LESTE!!! 

The Diplomacy Training Program (DTP) and our partner, The Judicial System Monitoring Programme (JSMP) are calling for applications for its 28th Annual Human Rights and People’s Diplomacy Training Program for Human Rights Defenders from the Asia-Pacific Region and Indigenous Australia.

This annual, comprehensive human rights and advocacy training course is the longest established human rights training program held in the region. It builds knowledge of international human rights standards and the UN system and their relevance to advocacy on a wide range of human rights concerns. There are intensive sessions on human rights and development, advocacy and media skills. 

The program will build practical links between advocates in the region facing shared challenges and advocates in Timor Leste. These challenges include violence against women, land-grabbing and forced displacements, freedom of religion and freedom of association, the rights of migrant workers and of Indigenous peoples, transitional justice, protecting human rights in repressive and authoritarian environments and integrating human rights into the sustainable development goals.

 The course will be held in Timor-Leste, home of DTP’s Patron and Founder, the Nobel Peace Laureate and former President, José Ramos-Horta. Locating this program in Timor-Leste will strengthen the domestic movement for human rights and enable the sharing of lessons from this movement.

 This program will be held in October 2018.

 For more information, see Brochure and Application Form