2018 Commonwealth Youth Council “No Hate Speech Movement” Need for Trainers

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The commonwealth is calling on individuals to become trainers for the 2018 Commonwealth Youth Council “No Hate Speech Movement”, hurry and apply

Run by the Commonwealth and Council of Europe, the five-day course will empower young leaders and youth workers from across the Commonwealth to develop counter narratives to hate speech and strengthen support for human rights through non-formal education and awareness-raising actions.

Type: Training, Contest

Value of Award: Trainers are paid. Both trainers will be contracted for 8 days at 260 euro per day.

To Be Taken At (Country): London, UK

 Eligibility: 

  • Delegates for next month’s course will include youth leaders, youth workers, educators and government officials who work with young people on peace-building, dialogue or human rights through awareness-raising and educational activities.
  • Participants are expected from Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana, Jamaica, Canada, United Kingdom, Cyprus, Cameroon, Nigeria, Tanzania, Kenya, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, and Australia.

Competence asked for:

  • Conceptual and practical knowledge and training experience regarding human rights, using human rights education and intercultural learning and non-formal educational methodologies
  • Experience with using the manuals Bookmarks and/or We CAN! in trainings and/or youth campaigns;
  • Conceptual and practical knowledge and training experience regarding: hate speech, racism, discrimination, online campaigning and online activism, counter and alternative narratives, peace building, intercultural and inter faith dialogue and learning
  • Knowledge of the Council of Europe’s Youth campaign No Hate Speech Movement
  • Working knowledge of English.
  • Knowledge of Commonwealth youth programmes and Networks

How to Apply: If you would like to be considered as a paid trainer, you should download the application form below.

  • Find the training call out document here.
  • Find the application form for trainers here.

Application Deadline: 16th October 2017

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: Council of Europe, Commonwealth Secretariat

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