European Roma Rights Center, Hungary
Human Rights Capacity-Building Workshop for Romani Women Activists in Russia
First week of June 2005.
In-service training or
The goal of the workshop is to develop the capacity of Romani women activists in Russia, as well as Russian-speaking Romani women from other countries of the former Soviet Union, to use international, regional and
domestic human rights instruments and mechanisms to advance the rights of Roma, both domestically and internationally.
HR incorporated in curriculum
Deadline for applications
4 April 2005.
1. Submit a 300-500 word essay in Russian or Romani:
- giving basic details about themselves;
- explaining any human rights/Roma rights activities in which they have been involved to date;
- expressing why they would like to participate in the workshop, and how it would be useful for them and any future actions they would like to undertake in their Roma rights/human rights work.
2. Provide a letter of recommendation from an NGO, community leader, professor or current employer. The letter should explain the nature of their relationship, how long they have known the applicant and highlight the main attributes of the applicant and whether they would be a suitable candidate for the workshop.
Completed applications should be submitted to European Roma Rights Center.
Address: 1386 Budapest 62, P.O. Box 906/93, Hungary
Fax: (+36 1)413-2201
E-mail to Olga Chashchikhina <email@example.com>.
The workshop is a component of ERRC programming aimed at capacitating Romani women activists, and is therefore only open to Russian-speaking Romani women. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age.
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