Centre for Civic Education (CCE)
announces a Call for participants of the XXVI generation of
HUMAN RIGHTS SCHOOL
– school for studying human rights from theory to practice –
If you are a high school pupil, looking to learn about human rights and to contribute to the fight against hate speech, meet and socialize with peers, broaden and exchange experiences with other young people who are motivated to actively engage in solving problems that the society is facing, if you estimate that you don’t have enough information and you wish to acquire knowledge and build skills of active participation in advocating and promotion of human rights in your school and environment you live in, then the Human Rights School is a right place and opportunity for you!
The objective of the XXVI Human Rights School is to, through an intensive multi-day programme – lectures, workshops, forum theatre, and film screenings – offer participants knowledge about the concept of human rights, starting with the history of the idea of human rights, development of human rights through generations, the culture of human rights, principles of democracy, tolerance, solidarity, non-violent communication, legislative framework and institutional mechanisms that are at disposal to citizens as means of protection of human rights and protection against discrimination. The focus of this generation of the School is the fight against hate speech, identifying and reporting hate speech, but also manners of leading communication as a counter-narrative to hate speech on social media, both among peers and in the local community.
School, in addition to a broad theoretical and practical knowledge of concept of human rights, is affirming the culture of human rights, inspiring and motivating young persons to stand up for their rights as well as for the rights of those who are not able to do so on their own and encouraging them to have a more direct influence in the society in the future. After the completion of School, the participants will get a diploma and acquire the right to further training.
Who can apply for the Human Rights School?
Regular pupils of high schools from the territory of the Capital City of Podgorica and Municipality of Tuzi.
How to apply for Human Rights School?
Advantage during selection for the School have representatives of marginalized groups.
The deadline for application is 8 September 2022.
School is free-of-charge for selected participants, which means that the CCE is covering the costs of travel, food, organisation of the lectures and other activities related to the programme. XXVI generation of the Human Rights School is organised with the support of the Council of Europe, as a supporting activity of the Council of Europe campaign Block the hatred. Share the love. Detailed information about the programme of the School will receive those candidates who are invited to the School after the selection process, on the basis of the evaluation of applications.
Should you have any questions, feel free to contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or at the phone number 020 228 479, as well as via our social networks.