SpeakOut! 2014- International Human Rights Training in Netherlands

Deadline:  18 June 2014
Open to: participants between the ages of 18 and 32 years old, but older applicants will be considered
Venue: 25th-27th of June 2014, The Hague, Netherlands


SpeakOut! 2014 is taking place in the International City of Peace and Justice – The Hague, Netherlands from June 25th to June 27th.

SpeakOut! is a unique three-day program of workshops which intends to bring together UNPO Members youth and young human rights activists to give them necessary means and skills to be effective in human rights lobbying and advocacy. The main target group of the event is youth aged 18-32, but older applicants will be considered.

The aim of SpeakOut! is to successfully train young activists to become reliable channels of human rights advocacy. With the support of interactive workshops and UNPO-designed study materials, participants will gain knowledge on effective Human Rights advocacy, United Nations tools and mechanisms, grassroots funding, and effective lobbying practices. Particularly, this year’s workshops will focus on communication and human rights, ranging from internet security to human rights campaigning.


  • – Informative Lectures with Experienced Human Rights Defenders
  • – Shared Experience Learning and Training Workshops
  • – International Human Rights Networking
  • -A Visit to the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL)

The program with further information on workshops will be available soon

A participation fee of €50 is requested to cover facilitation, lunches for the three-days and publishing of training manuals (please note that the fee is not refundable).  Kindly note that UNPO is unable to arrange or fund travel and accommodation. We can recommend accommodation upon request.

All aspects of the event will be conducted in English.

Registration for the event has been opened!

(In order for participants to join the visit to the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, registration and payment need to received before June 18th)


The official web-page.


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