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    Human Rights and Advocacy Training Retreat

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    Join Us for an Empowering Weekend at the Human Rights and Advocacy Training Retreat!

    When: Saturday, May 18 - Sunday, May 19, 2024 (9am-5pm each day)
    Where: Edmund Rice Conference Centre, Western Sydney

    STARTTS, in collaboration with the Diplomatic Training Program (UNSW School of Law), is thrilled to invite you to a transformative two-day retreat focused on Human Rights and Advocacy. This event promises to be a profound journey into the world of human rights, government engagement, and media relations, tailored specifically for individuals passionate about making a difference.

    Why Attend?

    • Expert-Led Sessions: Learn from a diverse group of seasoned professionals, including DTP trainers, advocacy and media practitioners, and a distinguished MP/Councillor.
    • Interactive Curriculum: Engage with an array of topics designed to deepen your understanding and skills:
      • Foundations of Human Rights: Explore the UN system, treaty bodies, special procedures, and Australia’s international responsibilities.
      • Australian Government Structure: Understand the intricacies of governmental responsibility in Australia.
      • Diaspora Advocacy: Gain insights from reflections and lessons learned from advocacy efforts.
      • Media Engagement: Develop crucial skills in building media relationships and crafting your message.
      • Lobbying Techniques: Learn how to effectively engage with government officials and influence policy.
      • Special Discussion: Participate in a discussion on a film about José Ramos-Horta, adding a unique perspective to human rights advocacy.

    Spaces are Limited!
    Don’t miss this unique opportunity to enhance your skills and connect with like-minded individuals dedicated to upholding and advocating for human rights.

    Reserve your free spot now and be part of a movement towards positive change!

    For information contact: 
    Dr. Atem Dau Atem, PhD

    Mob. 0401 592 566

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