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LGBT and Human Rights Training in Sweden and African Region

RFSU and RFSL (The Swedish Federation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Rights) will together organise and conduct a training programme on LGBT and Human Rights. The training is being funded by Sida (The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency).

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28th June 2010 01:13

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Europe


The first part of the training will be held in Sweden on October 18 to November 5, 2010

while the second part of the training will be held in the African region on  May 30 to June 3, 2011.

The participants sre
• Decision makers and public opinion builders, eg. at ministerial or other political levels who have influence on SRHR or HR policies and programmes, legislative processes, human rights, and values in society related to sexuality, sexual orientation or gender identity.
• NGO representatives working with LGBT or rights issues.

Requested qualifications
• A minimum of three years workinge experience in either LGBT or Human Rights’ field or academic degree in social sciences, law, public health or related fields of study.
• Equivalent knowledge obtained through similar experiences.

The course is open for application by participants from the following countries:

Angola; Botswana; Burundi; Ethiopia; Kenya; Malawi; Moçambique; Namibia; Rwanda; South Africa; Tanzania; Uganda; Zambia; and Zimbabwe.

Closing date for application is April 9, 2010.

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