First Short Course on Youth Studies for young participants 15-19 August 2004, Tehran The first training workshop on youth studies will be held in August 2004 (from 15 to 19 August) for a period of five complete days in Tehran by the Institute for Young Scholars, a non-governmental organization, based in Tehran that conducts research on youth issues as well as holds training workshops, and has accreditation from the National Youth Organization. Those interested in attending the course should apply in written through email and they should attach a short biography. The participants should have at least a MA degree in one of the related disciplines or should prove that she or he has been working in a non-governmental organization for the past two years, or can use the knowledge obtained from the course in her or his work (as a government staff or journalist or an NGO activist). This short course will be held at the office of the Institute in Tehran. The course is open to both Iranians and non-Iranians. The participants should be registered and pay the registration fee 650 US$ that should be paid through bank transfer. This fee covers only five days of trainings and materials and certain secretariat work that the Institute does for the course, seven days of food, accommodation and transportation within the city. The course will be held in English. It means that trainers and facilitators speak in English and the training materials are offered in English too. The participants should know English well (to write, speak and read) and this point should be mentioned in their application letter. The main goal for holding this training course is to familiarize the participants with the conceptual terms of youth studies based on a human rights approach. Also the participants will be introduced to working within youth CBOs and NGOs, group dynamism, leadership, field study, and young people in cyberspace as well as human rights of young people. The course is a kind of participatory workshop, in which the participants will work together, and also they will have a chance to new more about the Iranian society and the young people and their demands in Iran. Activists of youth rights and representatives of non-governmental organizations, government young managers, students of all related fields, journalists and other persons interested in the issue can apply to attend at the course. For the selection of the participants, a gender and geographical balance will be observed. The course will be held with a minimum of 15 persons and a maximum of 25 people. If the course can not reach to its optimum minimum of 15 persons, it will be canceled for the Summer course 2004, and will be held in another time during the next Fall. Those who have requested and accepted will be informed in due time. Those interested to attend at the course, should send his or her curriculum vitae before June 10, 2004, with a cover letter that shows why they are interested in attending the course via email (firstname.lastname@example.org). The requests will be studied by the scientific board of the Institute, and if accepted, they will be informed duly so that the participants can start the visa process and transfer of training fee. The Institute offers no fellowship for this course, however participants can request for a fellowship from their university or non-governmental organizations or other international organizations. The Institute will issue a letter of initial acceptance during the third week of May for those who are accepted and would like to profit from a grant or fellowship. If the participants would like, can remain one more week in Iran after the course, to visit Shiraz and Isfahan, two very beautiful cities of Iran. Do not lose the chance and contact us as soon as possible. Visit our website: http://www.ifys.org/course.htm Gholam Reza Komaknejad Director Institute for Young Scholars (IFYS) # 102, No. 110 Felestin Ave., Tehran 14168-94386, Iran Telefax: + 98 21 646 26 66 Email: email@example.com ======== Global Human Rights Education listserv ======== Send mail intended for the list to <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Archives of the list can be found at: http://www.hrea.org/lists/hr-education/markup/maillist.php If you have problems (un)subscribing, contact <email@example.com>. **You are welcome to reprint, copy, archive, quote or re-post this item, but please retain the original and listserv source.
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