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Apply Now – IHRTP 2023

Interested in applying to our next edition of the International Human Rights Training Program? You will find all the information you need here

June 11 – June 30, 2023 
Montreal, Canada



International applicants: December 7, 2022

Canadian applicants: March 15, 2023

Want to apply ?

1. Learn about the Program and the eligibility criteria

2. Complete the online application form through our online platform

View our 4-step Instruction Guide on how to apply to the IHRTP

Complete and submit your application on our online platform

If you have never applied to a program with Equitas and you do not have a ContactEquitas account

  • Click here to access the ContactEquitas platform
  • Click on Sign-up to create your account (select the Program IHRTP/PIFDH from the drop-down menu) 
  • Once your account is created, Sign-In to your account to access your application form.

If you have already applied to an Equitas program (including the IHRTP) and already have a ContactEquitas account

If you are a past applicant and already have a ContactEquitas account because you applied to the IHRTP or Global Rights Connection in the past, you do not need to create a new account.

Please send us an email at pifdh-ihrtp@equitas.org to request your 2023 IHRTP application form (please indicate the e-mail address linked to your existing ContactEquitas account.). We will add it to your existing account and inform you when you can begin filling it out. Please note that the selection committee will only consider 2023 and that forms from previous years (2020, 2019, 2018) will not be studied.

3. On the online platform, attach the required documents to your application form before submitting your application

  • Your signed Memorandum of Agreement
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • A brochure or mission statement of your organization

If your application is shortlisted, the following documents will also be required. We invite you to upload them to your application form:

  • If you own a valid passport, please provide a copy of your passport ID page
  • For international applicants, if you have received vaccination(s) against COVID-19, please submit a copy of the official proof of your vaccination schedule 

Please note that the application form is only accessible on a computer and cannot be completed on a mobile phone or digital tablet.

We encourage all applicants to begin working on their application well ahead of the deadline to ensure that they have enough time to gather the required documents and in case they need assistance using the online platform.

Once you have read these instructions, click here to apply


Watch our video tutorial for a visual explanation. 

If you have further questions, please write to pifdh-ihrtp@equitas.org