Aug 29, 2012

INVITATION: UNPO International Human Rights & Project Cycle Management Training Program


 

25th – 27th October 2012

 UNPO, Laan van Meerdervoort 70, The Hague – The Netherlands

 

 

On behalf of the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation (UNPO), you are cordially invited to attend UNPO’s International Human Rights & Project Cycle Management (PCM) Training Program, taking place in the International City of Peace and Justice – The Hague, between the 25th – 27th October 2012.

 

This Training Program is designed to bring together UNPO members from a wide range of nations and backgrounds alongside students and young professionals in The Netherlands with a deep interest in Human Rights. The aim is to get working knowledge of United Nations Human Rights mechanisms, and the skills needed to access them effectively, as well as to learn about PCM and enjoy an opportunity to network with peers.

 

THIS EVENT OFFERS

- Workshop on Project Cycle Management  

- Interactive sessions on United Nations Human Rights Mechanisms  

- Training Workshops to gain practical diplomacy and negotiation skills 

- Visit to an international organization in The Hague

 

Kindly note UNPO is unable to arrange and pay for your travel and accommodation. Once you have registered for the event however we are going to send you information on arranging accomodation in The Hague, providing a list of good and reasonably priced hostels and hotels to choose from in the area.

 A small participation fee of €50 is requested for the event in order to cover facilitation, lunches and publishing of training manuals. As this training has a very limited number of available spots available, early registration is advised.


REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND MUST BE SUBMITTED BEFORE 
October 11th


YOU CAN REGISTER FOR THE EVENT HERE

 

 

PROVISIONAL PROGRAM


Day 1: Project Cycle Management Training & Side events

08:45 – 9:15      Registration and Coffee & Tea

09:15 – 9:30      Welcome by UNPO

09:30 – 10:00    Ice Breaker and Introductions

10:00 – 12:30    Workshop 1: UNPO team – PCM Presentation & Training

12:30 – 13:30    Lunch

13:30 – 15:30    Workshop 2: UNPO team – PCM Presentation & Training

15:30 – 16:00    Tea & Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:30    Presentations by Participants on their Situation and Advocacy

Strategies

17:30                End of Day 1

 

Day 2: Negotiation Strategies Training & Fieldtrip

08:20                Departure from The Hague Central station

08:20 – 9:00      Towards CDA

09:00 – 12:30    Visit to Christian Democratic Party (CDA) Workshop 3: Simulation training

on Negotiation Strategies

12:30 – 13:30     Lunch

13:30 – 14:30    Towards OPCW

14:30 – 16:00    Fieldtrip at OPCW [Passports required]

16:00                End of Day 2

 

Day 3: Human Rights Training

09:00                Meeting

09:00 – 10:00    Lecture: UNPO team – Introduction to United Nations Human Rights Mechanisms

10:00 – 12:30    Workshop 4: UNPO team – How to write and submit alternative reports

12:30 – 13:30    Lunch

13:30 – 14:30    Workshop 5: UNPO team – Group exercise: Modelling of human rights treaty body committee session

14:30 – 16:00    Workshop 6: UNPO team – Universal Periodic Review mechanism

16:00 – 16:15    Tea & Coffee Break

16:15 – 16:45    Lecture: UNPO team – How to organize Parallel Events in Geneva

16:45 – 17:15    Personal Action Plans and Evaluations

17:15 – 18:15    Closing address and networking drink

18:15               End of Day Three

 

FOR ANY QUERIES PLEASE CONTACT
Silvia Nerreter ‐ Phone: 0031 703 646 504 ‐ s.nerreter@unpo.org