13 June 2017

The Hague Training Course for Human Rights Defenders

21 June - 1 July

From 21 June to 1 July 2017, Justice and Peace Netherlands organises the 7th edition of the ‘The Hague Training Course for Human Rights Defenders’ (THTC). 10 Participants from all over the world will come to The Hague to join this holistic training course on security and advocacy.

These grassroots human rights defenders are living under uncertain conditions because of the work they do. They are being threatened, harrassed and excluded. During the training course they learn new skills and exchange their experiences among each other. 

10 Days, 12 trainers

The trainings are given by 12 trainers, among them security training specialists and the lobbyist of the Justice and Peace team, assisted by experts from Dutch and international NGOs, the International Criminal Court and the International Court of Justice. Also, participants receive various sessions of Tai Chi and body work and Trainings of Trainers, learning to train their colleagues themselves.

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