LGBT and Human Rights - International Training Programme 2009/2010

Stockholm, Sweden, October 26-November 13, 2009, Africa region June 14-18, 2010, and Asia region May 31-June 4, 2010.

In 2009/2010, RFSL together with RFSU (The Swedish Association for Sexuality Education) is organising an international training programme on LGBT and human rights with funding from Sida (The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency). This will be the third year a training programme in this format will be organised. The 2009/2010 training programme is divided into into two sections, with participants from Africa participating in one of the sections and participants from Asia participating in the other.The closing dates to apply for this year's course is April 3 (Asia section) and April 17 (Africa section).

The training programme will include topics such as:
- Sexualities, Norms and Genders
- Human Rights and Protection for LGBT Persons
- Supporting LGBT in Practice

Requested qualifications are:

- A minimum of three years workinge experience in either LGBT or Human Rights’ field.

- Academic degree in social sciences, law, public health or related fields of study.

In 2007/2008 and 2008/2009, persons from the following countries participated: Bangladesh, China, Georgia, India, Indonesia,

Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey and Ukraine.

The Asian section 2009/2010 is open only for application by participants from the following countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.

The African section 2009/2010 is open only for application by participants from the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Moçambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Click on the links below to read more about the programme and to download the application forms for 2009/2010.

Information Brochure Africa (PDF 118 kB)

Information Brochure Asia (PDF 124 kB)

2009 Application Form Africa (PDF 71 kB)

2009 Application Form Asia (PDF 71 kB)


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