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 TRAINING WORKSHOP ON HUMAN RIGHTS MONITORING 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 violence. Framework programme: (final programme will depend on interests and background of participants as indicated on an entry-survey that will be distributed after the registration) 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: www.hrea.org or by contacting <firstname.lastname@example.org>. ======== Global Human Rights Education listserv ======== Send mail intended for the list to <email@example.com>. 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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>. **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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