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Commonwealth Youth Council No Hate Speech Movement call for trainers (260 euro stipend per day)

Application Deadline: October 16th 2017

 

The Commonwealth is urgently seeking two trainers to deliver a course that builds the capacity of young people to counter hate speech and violent radicalisation.

Run by the Commonwealth and Council of Europe, the five-day course will empower young leaders and youth workers from across the Commonwealth to develop counter narratives to hate speech and strengthen support for human rights through non-formal education and awareness-raising actions.

The course starts in London at the Commonwealth’s headquarters on November 27.  Applicants for the paid training positions must also be available for three preparatory days in November.

The campaign is running in 44 countries since its launch in 2012.

Delegates for next month’s course will include youth leaders, youth workers, educators and government officials who work with young people on peace-building, dialogue or human rights through awareness-raising and educational activities.

Participants are expected from Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana, Jamaica, Canada, United Kingdom, Cyprus, Cameroon, Nigeria, Tanzania, Kenya, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, and Australia.

 

Profile of participants and team
  • The training course invites 30-35 youth leaders, youth workers,educators and government officials active with young people on peace building, dialogue or human rights through awareness-raising and educational activities.
  • Participants will reflect the regional diversity of the Commonwealth and it is expected that participants from the following countries will be in attendance: Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana, Jamaica, Canada, United Kingdom, Cyprus, Cameroon, Nigeria, Tanzania, Kenya, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, and Australia.
  • The preparatory team will consist of 2 trainers; one selected by each organisation, and is supported by 2 staff members of Commonwealth Secretariat and the Youth Department of the Council of Europe.
Particular Conditions
The trainers must be available for the full duration of the preparatory meeting and training course-Preparatory meeting:
  • 6-7 November 2017- Second Preparatory meeting
  • 26 November – Training Course: 27 November – 1 December 2017
  • Both trainers will be contracted for 8 days at 260 euro per day.
  • Deadline for expressions of interest: 16 October 2017.
  • Expressions of interest must be communicated using the appended form together with an updated CV.
For further information about the training course, please contact p.crosby@commonwealth.int
For More Information on how to register, click on the link provided, to apply

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