In order to maximize the impact of the program, particular attention is paid to the selection of organizations and candidates.
The organizations submitting an application must:
- Demonstrate a commitment to the promotion and protection of Human Rights;
- Be engaged in activities to promote Gender Equality and/or the rights of women and girls;
- Commit to facilitating, within their organization, the transfer and use of the knowledge acquired through the program;
- Commit to participate in all activities planned under the program (July 2022 to March 2024), including the implementation of a community-based Human Rights education initiative to promote gender equality.
The program is primarily designed for civil society organizations. However, applications from national Human Rights institutions, government agencies, educational institutions or other types of non-profit organizations that have undertaken Human Rights education activities may also be considered.
The applicants from qualified organizations must:
- Have been an active employee or volunteer of their organization for at least 2 years, or since its inception for organizations that have been in existence for less than 2 years;
- Have experience in Human Rights education (training, awareness raising, advocacy, etc.)
- Be able to influence the Human Rights education activities carried out by their organization;
- Commit to sharing the knowledge gained from the program with their colleagues and other stakeholders;
- Commit to playing an active role in all program activities, including the planning, implementation and evaluation of a community-based Human Rights education initiative to promote gender equality;
- Be sensitive to the challenges raised by gender equality and respect diversity in training activities, networking and the development of new programs and partnerships;
Be fluent in French or Arabic.