Tuesday, 9 August 2011

Apply for Workshop on 1989 Regime Changes (Berlin, Feb 5-11, 2012) !

EUTRA: European Transitions from Dictatorship to Democracy in the late 1980's

Location: Berlin
Applications due : October 31, 2011
Program dates: February 5 - 11, 2012

This workshop will focus on the 1989 regime changes in Europe and other political transitions of the late 80's, and is open to all applicants with a permanent residency in one of the EU member states, plus Norway, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Turkey.

The workshop consists of field trips, discussions with eyewitnesses and experts, and a simulation game centered around a fictitious country in the throes of political upheaval and regime change.

Thanks to support from the EU Program "Grundtvig" for Adult Education, costs for accommodation and group meals during the workshop will be covered. Travel costs will be reimbursed up to €250.

Preference will be given to applicants with:

* a basic understanding of and a strong interest in the regime changes in Central and Eastern European countries in the late 1980's;
* first-hand experience with these types of transitions;
* previous experience in educational activities or community projects exploring these issues;
* an outline of an individual follow-up activity making use of the workshop results in the applicants´ home community, be it the workplace, a volunteer group or other.

For more information and the online application form, click here.

Wednesday, 3 August 2011

Call for Applications for the Fourth Round of the Women’s Human Rights Training Institute (WHRTI), 2011-2013

Dear colleagues,

Here you will find the announcement for the Women's Human Rights Training Institute (WHRTI), 2011-2013.

This is an initiative of Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation (BGRF), Network of East-West Women (NEWW) and
Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR).
The training will take place in Bulgaria (20
11-2013) in four sessions and is for young lawyers from Central and Eastern European and the Newly Independent States (CEE/NIS). University degree in Law and good command of English are compulsory.

The completed WHRTI application form and all supporting documents (see the application form for details) must be sent to the Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation (BGRF) to the following e-mail address: office@bgrf.org

or, by mail to:

Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation
P.O.Box 938
1000 Sofia

Please disseminate widely in order to have more candidates to apply.

Best regards,

Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation
5, Evlogi i Hristo Georgievi blv.
Sofia 1142, Bulgaria
Telf / fax : +359 2 963 53 57

Call for Proposals: Challenging and Changing Negative Attitudes toward Roma

Call for Proposals: Challenging and Changing Negative Attitudes toward Roma

The Open Society Roma Initiatives announce a call for proposals for projects that aim to challenge and change negative attitudes toward the Roma population in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Serbia and Slovakia.

This call for proposals is open to NGOs in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Serbia and Slovakia. It is also open to other organizations in these countries (marketing firms, advertising agencies, media, think tanks, sports associations, etc.), if they apply in partnership with Roma NGOs.

Application deadline: August 10, 2011

Follow the Decade of Roma Inclusion on Facebook: www.facebook.com/RomaDecade

Andy Haupert
Information Officer
Open Society Roma Initiatives
& OSI-Budapest Executive Office
Oktober 6. u. 12.
H-1051 Budapest, Hungary
tel. +361-882-3222
fax. +361-882-3106
www.soros.org/initiatives/roma | www.romadecade.org