Application Deadline: 16th October 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 No Hate Speech Movement is a youth campaign of the Council of Europe to promote human rights online, helping to ensure that hate speech is unacceptable. It also develops youth participation and citizenship on-line, including Internet governance processes.
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.
Trainers are paid. Both trainers will be contracted for 8 days at 260 euro per day.
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.
- Conceptual and practical knowledge and training experience regarding human rights, using human rights education and intercultural learning and non-formal educational methodologies
- Experience with using the manuals Bookmarks and/or We CAN! in trainings and/or youth campaigns;
- Conceptual and practical knowledge and training experience regarding: hate speech, racism, discrimination, online campaigning and online activism, counter and alternative narratives, peace building, intercultural and inter faith dialogue and learning
- Knowledge of the Council of Europe’s Youth campaign No Hate Speech Movement
- Working knowledge of English.
- Knowledge of Commonwealth youth programmes and Networks
How to Apply:
If you would like to be considered as a paid trainer, you should download the application form below.
Find the application form for trainers here.
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