Centre for Civic Education (CCE) announces a CALL for participants of the XX generation of the
HUMAN RIGHTS SCHOOL
– School for learning human rights from theory to practice –
If you are a high school student, if you want to learn about human rights, to meet and socialize with your peers, to spread and exchange experiences with other young people motivated to become actively engaged in solving problems that concern society, if you think you don’t have enough information and you are eager to attain knowledge and build skills of active participation in advocacy and promotion of human rights in your school and community in which you live, the Human Rights School is the right place and opportunity for you!
The objective of the Human Rights School is to, through intensive multi-day course – lectures, workshops, forum theatre, film screenings, visits to institutions – provide participants with knowledge on human rights concept, starting with the history of human rights idea, development of human rights through generations, culture of human rights, principles of democracy, tolerance, solidarity, non-violent communication, legislative framework and institutional mechanisms available to citizens as means of protecting human rights and protection against discrimination, minority rights (with special focus on vulnerable and marginalized groups).
The School, in addition to broad theoretical and practical knowledge on concept of human rights, also affirms the culture of human rights, inspiring and motivating people to stand for their rights, as well as for those who are not able to do that on their own and empowers them to have more direct influence within society in future. Upon completion of the School the participants shall receive a certificate and be eligible for further educational development. Furthermore, support will be provided to participants to transcribe their ideas into concrete actions aimed at improving human rights in their local communities.
Who is eligible to apply for the Human Rights School?
Regular high-school students from the whole territory of Montenegro.
Deadline for sending applications is 8 February 2015.
The School is free of charge for selected participants, meaning that costs of travel, food, accommodation, organization of curriculum and other activities related to programme are covered by the organizer. Detailed information about the School programme shall be given to candidates who are invited to the School after selection process based on assessment of applications.
Should you have any questions please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 020 665 112.
All costs of the School are covered by the CCE, with the support of the US Embassy in Montenegro, through the project „Youth build Montenegro“.