Council of Europe Training Workshop ALTERNATIVES

Deadline: May 19, 2019

The workshop will explore the current issues in relation to hate speech and human rights and develop the competences of youth and human rights activists to combat hate speech, with special regard to support Mediterranean youth work and Euro-Arab youth cooperation.

Specific objectives of the training include:

  • To support peer learning and develop the capacity of activists and youth leaders active in the No Hate Speech youth campaigns in Morocco and Tunisia through human rights education based on the manuals We Can! and Bookmarks and in the context of the UNSCR 2250  the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 16: “peace, justice and strong institutions”
  • To facilitate the meeting and consultation of participants with a group of experts in related topics and the possible prospect of the creation of a regional “Think Tank” on hate speech and human rights in the region.

Countering hate speech and injustice through dialogue and human rights education

Training workshop organised by the Council of Europe Youth Department in the framework of the
7th Mediterranean University on Youth and Global Citzenship (MedUni) from 9-16 June 2019 in Hammamet, Tunisia

Benefits

  • Travel costs of participants will be reimbursed after the activity by bank transfer by the youth Department of the Council of Europe upon the presentation of required invoices, travel documents and tickets.
  • A free transfer service from/to Hammamet Airport will also be provided by the Tunisian co-organisers.
  • Visa costs will be reimbursed by the Council of Europe upon presentation of the necessary evidence and documents. The Council of Europe will also issue invitation letters for visa purposes when needed.
  • The 7th edition of the MedUni will take place in Hammamet (Tunisia), at the Centre de vacances et deloisirs pour enfants a sea-front youth centre of the Ministry of Youth and Sport. The participants will be accommodated free of charge at Centre in double/triple rooms with shared bathrooms and Observatoire National de la Jeunesse (ONJ) will also provide full board at the Centre during the activity.

Eligibility

The training workshop will bring together 20 youth leaders and activists involved in activities organised by the Youth Department around the topic of Youth-Peace- Dialogue, more specifically in the No Hate Speech Movement campaigns in Tunisia, Morocco and other countries with an ongoing campaign.

Participants should:

  • come from Tunisia, Morocco or a member state of the Council of Europe or state signatory of the European Cultural Convention
  • be between 18 to 30 years of age
  • be able to work in French, a knowledge of English is an asset
  • be involved in a youth work project related to the No Hate Speech Campaign
  • be able to share their experiences and ideas and be motivated to take full part in the MedUni, the training and the Quadrilogue seminar

Application

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