Call for Applications: Trainings of LGBTI Trainers in South Asia on United Nations Mechanisms

Published July 17, 2020
Language English

Deadline: 23:59 ICT, July 23rd, 2020

Have you been monitoring violations of human rights of the LGBTI community in your country and reporting them to UN mechanisms?
Are you interested in supporting the LGBTI community in your country to engage with UN mechanisms?

ILGA Asia is looking for a team of 2-3 LGBTI activists in the same country in South Asia to organize online training on UN mechanisms for the LGBTI community in their local language and context. Technical support to planning and facilitating your online workshops will be provided throughout July-September, and financial support to the workshops will conclude by the end of October 2020. The objectives of the training are:

  1. To create a platform for LGBTI human rights defenders working with UN mechanisms to review their skills and knowledge and sharing best practices;
  2. To develop training modules on human rights mechanisms that fit the needs and context of the local LGBTI community in different Asian countries;
  3. To adapt the knowledge of international human rights mechanisms into local languages and context;
  4. To integrate the use of UN mechanisms in advocacy for LGBTI rights.

The training is our continuous efforts to strengthen the capacity of the LGBTI community in Asia on the use of UN mechanisms to promote human rights and domestic advocacy.

Please visit the call page for more information and to see if you are eligible: