LGBT and Human Rights International Training Programme 2011
Part 1 Stockholm, Sweden, October 17 - November 4, 2011
Part 2 Africa region, May 21 - 25, 2012
The LGBT and Human Rights training programme, financed by Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), is carried out by RFSL in institutional partnership with the Swedish Association for Sexuality Education (RFSU).
The programme is designed for participants working in organisations or sectors giving them an influence on issues concerning LGBT and human rights. Applicants should have plans for, or ongoing, projects aiming at enhancing the human rights for LGBT persons in their respective country.
The training programme is open only for application by candidates from the following invited countries in Africa:
Botswana, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Moçambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Closing date for application is April 8th 2011.
Requested qualifications are
- A minimum of three years workinge 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 experiences.
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.
Further Information and Application
Click on the links below to read more about the programme and to download the application form.