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Human rights in education, Ukraine 8 October

The below comes from Kateryna Shapochka who was granted alumni funding to organise an event on the theme of human rights in education:

The 8th October, Human Rights in Education seminar took place at the Mykolaiv V.O.Sukhomlynsky National University (Mykolaiv, Ukraine). It offered participants the opportunity to improve their knowledge about Human Rights Education, to problemize and question the implications of the HRE in a multicultural world, to deepen the knowledge about HRE on an international and national level.

We realize that a democratic society needs active citizens and the seminar showed that SI Alumni and other participants are ready to discuss the Fundamental Human Rights Declaration, want to learn more about HR Declaration and are the team to study possibilities for HR Education to became a mainstream in Ukraine’s educational system. Read more » >>

Human rights in education, Ukraine 8 October

SI alumnus Kateryna Shapochka was awarded a grant in the first call for applications in 2015 to organise an alumni event on the theme of human rights in education. The event is scheduled for 8 October. Please find more information from about the event and how to register below!

Seminar description

The seminar Human Rights in Education offers the participants the opportunity to improve their knowledge about Human Rights Education. A democratic society needs active citizens, and in our more and more globalized world, in Ukraine, Human Rights – as it is expressed in United Nations Human Rights Declaration and other declarations connected to it – play a very important role. Read more » >>

Announcement: The Swedish Institute offers support to arrange local SI alumni events during 2014

Are you a Swedish Institute Alumni and interested in organizing a local alumni event?

The Swedish Institute (SI) is pleased to announce the possibility for SI alumni (former scholarship and grant holders) as well as alumni associations supported by SI to apply for financial support to arrange local events, focusing on thematic areas of relevance for development. This call provides a start-up possibility for SI alumni who wish to stay active and continue building professional networks after their scholarships in Sweden.

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