Training Course for National Human Rights Institutions
on International Human Rights Mechanisms
4 to 8th May 2020, Geneva, Switzerland
The Global Alliance of
National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI) in cooperation with its partners
the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), the Office of the High Commissioner for
Human Rights (OHCHR) and the United Nations Training and Research Institute
(UNITAR) is pleased to invite NHRI staff worldwide to the 2020
training course for national human rights institutions on the international
human rights mechanisms.
The training course aims at
strengthening NHRIs’ capacity to effectively engage with the United Nations
human rights mechanisms. It is directed at NHRI staff from A or B status
accredited NHRIs from all regions.
The training will support participants in:
Expanding their knowledge of the functioning of UN human rights mechanisms;
Identifying concrete opportunities for NHRIs' effective engagement;Participating in sessions of UN human rights mechanisms;
Identifying practical ways of effective engagement with the UN mechanisms, such as report writing and following up;
Engaging with colleagues from the OHCHR and NGOs as well as with states; and
Exchanging experiences and best practices with peer NHRIs participating in the training
The course will take place in Geneva, from 4 to 8 May 2020.
Travel and accommodation costs for participants from developing countries will be covered by the FES.
Deadline for the application is the 1 December 2019. Candidates should submit the following documents:
Candidates are invited to send their applications to the address firstname.lastname@example.org
All documents should be attached in WORD or PDF format. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Should further information be required, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Please download the documents below for more information:
2020-Protocol of Engagement.pdf
2020-Programme- NHRI Training.pdf
2020-Cover letter to NHRIs-FR.pdf
2020-Cover letter to NHRIs- SP.pdf
2020-Cover letter to NHRIs- ENG.pdf
2020-Cover letter to NHRIs- AR.pdf