June, 20

Justice Sector Reform: Applying Human Rights Based Approaches

Day(s): 18, 19, 20, 21 and 22

This annual IHRN training programme aims at enhancing the skills of justice sector personnel, consultants, managers etc., in applying Human Rights Based Approaches to Justice Sector Reform.  The programme is designed for people working in the justice sector (with state or non-state institutions) or undertaking Rule of law/Governance assignments (e.g. UN, EC Framework Contract Lot 7 - Governance and Home Affairs) as well as justice sector personnel wishing to adapt their expertise for international consultancy work.

Knowledge and skills enhanced include:
• The legal principles, policies & practice underpinning human rights based approaches to justice sector reform
• The inter-linkages between justice sector roles (law enforcement, judiciary, corrections/rehabilitation, etc.)
• The relationship between the justice sector and related terms; 'security sector', 'rule of law', 'good governance'
• Human Rights Based needs assessment, programme design, implementation, monitoring & evaluation
• Programming tools & checklists (including benchmarks & indicators of human rights change)
• Case studies from national contexts as well as international field missions (including conflict and post-conflict)
• Teamwork, advocacy, strategic partnerships and international work opportunities in the sector
Local: National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland
Date: Jun/18/2018 - Jun/22/2018
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SPECTRUM Conference: Preventing and Responding to Violence Against the LGBTQI+ Community

Day(s): 18, 19, 20 and 21

The Sexual & Interpersonal Violence Prevention Education, Capacity Building, and Training in Response for Underserved Sexual and Gender Minorities is a proposed week-long comprehensive, research-based training during the summer of 2018.  The conference will provide the most cutting-edge, prevention and response training to enhance the knowledge and skills of attendees through training to faculty, staff, medical professionals, and community and state agency service providers to turn the dial on sexual and interpersonal violence against sexual and gender minorities, while providing the most trauma-informed, and culturally-competent response and care when incidents do occur.

Local: Albany, NY, USA
Date: Jun/18/2018 - Jun/21/2018
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