EHRAC is inviting applications for a bursary to attend training for human rights defenders

Closing date: 08 Jan 2017

EHRAC is offering a bursary to cover the costs for a human rights defender from Russia, Georgia, Armenia or Ukraine to attend the ‘40th Training Course for Defenders from the Regions’ run by Geneva for Human Rights which takes place on 25 February-10 March 2017. The course will focus on the UN Human Rights Council, international human rights and humanitarian law, international procedures and diplomacy.

Please read all the information in the Application Pack very carefully before applying for the Bursary and the Course.

The bursary will cover the cost of: the course’s tuition fees; transport to and from Geneva; a visa (if required); accommodation in Geneva from 24 February to 11 March 2017; and per diems to cover subsistence costs.

Download the application pack

In the Application Pack, you will find:

If you would like to apply for EHRAC to fund your place on the Geneva Course, then please fill out the form ‘EHRAC Bursary Application’ in the application pack and return to ehrac@mdx.ac.uk[1] by midnight on 8 January 2017 with the subject line ‘Geneva for Human Rights’. Please note that this application form is separate from the Geneva for Human Rights’ application form, which must be submitted as stipulated in the application pack (‘Geneva for Human Rights Course Information’). EHRAC will award a conditional offer of a bursary, dependent on acceptance onto the Training Course by Geneva for Human Rights.

Download the application pack

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