Final call for registration: Human Rights Monitoring training workshop (New York, 25-26 March 2005)

Dear Colleagues,

Please find below a final call for registrations for a training workshop
on human rights monitoring that HREA organises in New York.

Best wishes,

Frank Elbers


HREA organises a
New York, 25-26 March 2005

This 1˝ day workshop will introduce participants to the principles, goals
and techniques for monitoring human rights. Emphasis during the training
will be on techniques for documenting and on monitoring gender-based

Framework programme:
(final programme will depend on interests and background of participants
as indicated on an entry-survey that will be distributed after the

Friday, 25 March

8:30 - 9:00: Registration
9:00 - 9:30: Opening and introduction
9:30 - 10:30: International and regional human rights standards
10:30 - 11:00: Coffee/tea break
11:00 - 12:30: Principles and purpose of monitoring human rights
12:30 - 13:30: Lunch break
13:30 - 15:00: Parallel sessions:
1. Monitoring places of detention
2. Monitoring gender-based violence
15:00 - 15:30: Coffee/tea break
15:30 - 17:00: Parallel sessions:
1. Documentation techniques for monitoring places of detention
2. Documentation techniques for monitoring gender-based violence
17:00 - 17:30: Debriefing
19:00 - 21:00: Monitoring, advocacy and media - hosted by WITNESS

Saturday, 26 March

9:00 - 9:30: Opening of the day, question & answer sesssion
9:30 - 11:00: Case studies
11:00 - 11:30: Coffee/tea break
11:30 - 12:30: Reporting, advocacy and follow-up
12:30 - 13:00: Evaluation and closing

Main trainers of this workshop are Krassimir Kanev (member of the
Executive Committee of the International Helsinki Federation for Human
Rights and Executive Director of the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee) and
Indai Sajor (co-convenor of the Women's International War Crimes Tribunal
for the Trial of Japanese Military Sexual Slavery, 1998-2001, author of
"Common Grounds: Violence Against Women in War and Armed Conflicts" and
former Executive Director of Women's Caucus for Gender Justice).

Location: International Center for Tolerance Education in Brooklyn, NY

Participants: Staff members of human rights and social justice NGOs and
international governmental organisations.

Registration fee: US$ 135 (includes materials). US$ 100 for alumni of HREA
courses. No scholarships are available. Registration deadline: Wednesday,
23 March 2005.

Further information and application form can be found at: or
by contacting <>.

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