July 15, 2013
International Advocacy Training
6th-8th of August 2013, Leiden
-REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED-
Now with full description of the programme!
SpeakOut! is taking place in Leiden from August 6th to August 8th .
SpeakOut! is a unique three-days programme of workshops and networking events which intends to bring together UNPO Members youth and give them necessary means and skills to be effective in Human Rights lobbying and advocacy. The main target group of the event is youth aged 18-32, but older applicants are also acceptable.
The aim of SpeakOut! is to successfully train young trainers to become reliable channels of Human Rights advocacy, supported by interactive workshops, UNPO designed literature and study materials, participants become capable of re-teaching the skills and knowledge gained on effective Human Rights advocacy, United Nations tools and mechanisms, grassroots funding, and effective lobbying practices. The main focus in this year is on Internet as a mean of communication and crowd-funding.
THE EVENT OFFERS
- Informative Lectures with Experienced Human Rights Defenders
- Shared Experience Learning and Training Workshops
- International Human Rights Networking
The programme of the event is as follows:
Day 1: 6 August 2013
08:45 – 09:15 Registration and Coffee & Tea
09:15 – 10:45 Ice breaker and acquainting with each other
10:45 – 12:15 Workshop 1 by Pierre Hegay (UNPO) on United Nations
Humans Rights Mechanisms
12:15 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00-13:45 Travelling to the Special Tribunal for Lebanon
13:45 – 16:30 Visit to the Special Tribunal for Lebanon
16.30 End of Day One
Day 2: 7 August 2013
09:00 – 10:30 Workshop 2 by Euroclio on Budgeting and Writing a Concept Note
10:30 – 10:45 Coffee
10:45 – 12:00 Presentations of the participants on their situation.
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 16:00 Workshop 3 by UNPO team on Negotiation Strategies
16:15- 17:45 Workshop 4 by Jochem de Groot from D66 Liberal Party on Media and Communication
Day 3: 8 August 2013
09:00 – 10:30 Workshop 5 by UNPO team on Campaign Communication Strategies
10:30 – 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 – 12:15 Workshop 6 by Jeroen Zandberg (UNPO) on Website Creation And Management
12:15 – 13.45 Lunch
13:45 – 15:15 Workshop 7 by UNOY on Policy Advocacy Tactics
15:15 – 15:30 Coffee
15:30 - 16:00 Evaluation
16:00 – 17:30 Drinks and closing remarks
Kindly note that UNPO is unable to arrange or fund travel and accommodation. We can recommend accommodation upon request. A participation fee of €50 is requested to cover facilitation, lunches and publishing of training manuals. All aspects of the event will be conducted in English.
Registration for the event is now closed.
PLEASE NOTE THAT REGISTRATION WILL ONLY BE COMPLETE AFTER PAYMENT OF THE PARTICIPATION FEE, WHICH CAN BE PAID THROUGH OUR WEBSITE.