Working together to advance human rights

DTP Community

The Diplomacy Training Program works in partnership with NGOs and movements investing together to provide practical advocacy training to human rights defenders. The DTP community is made up of DTP partners, alumni, trainers and supporters.

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Training

DTP’s courses build the knowledge, skills and networks of human rights defenders, Indigenous peoples rights’ advocates and their organisations. It is a powerful investment in individuals and human rights movements.

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Impact

DTP’s impact is best seen in the work of over 3,250 of its alumni. DTP alumni are working every day in over 90 countries for the promotion and protection of human rights.

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Working together to advance human rights

DTP Community

The Diplomacy Training Program works in partnership with NGOs and movements investing together to provide practical advocacy training to human rights defenders. The DTP community is made up of DTP partners, alumni, trainers and supporters.

READ MORE

Training

DTP’s courses build the knowledge, skills and networks of human rights defenders, Indigenous peoples rights advocates and their organisations. It is a powerful investment in individuals and human rights movements.

READ MORE

Impact

DTP’s impact is best seen in the work of its 3,000 plus alumni. DTP Alumni are working every day in over 90 countries for the promotion and protection of human rights.

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Upcoming Programs and Events

HR and People's Diplomacy
Bangkok, Thailand

23rd January - 3rd February, 2023

This annual, comprehensive human rights and advocacy course is the longest established human rights training program held in the region. It builds knowledge of international human rights standards and the UN system and skills in strategic advocacy. The program will build practical links between advocates in the region.
Myanmar
Sydney, Australia

11-12 February, 2023

This program, in partnership with STARTTS, is a two-day residential training program on human rights advocacy for selected NSW diaspora community members and to explore the development of a longer term capacity building program.
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Sydney, Australia

28 February - 1 March 2023

A 2-day intensive training program to build knowledge and understanding of the CRC, the Australian reporting process to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (the Committee), with a focus on implementation of the Committee’s Concluding Observations (Recommendations) and Australia’s next report.
UN
Online Program

2023

This new program will build the capacity of community advocates and human rights defenders in the Pacific and Asia to engage effectively with a key UN human rights accountability mechanism – the UN Human Rights Special Procedures (SPs).
Myanmar
Mahidol University, Bangkok

27-31 March 2023

This program, launched in ongoing solidarity with those working for human rights, peace and democracy in Myanmar, is intended to be a practical contribution to their work at this time of human rights and humanitarian crisis in Myanmar. It is targeted at Myanmar diaspora advocates and their partners working in solidarity in ASEAN countries.
Children's Rights Logo
Perth, Australia

30 - 31 March 2023

A 2-day intensive training program to build knowledge and understanding of the CRC, the Australian reporting process to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (the Committee), with a focus on implementation of the Committee’s Concluding Observations (Recommendations) and Australia’s next report.

Latest News and Activity

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This is the first DTP eNews for 2023. This issue includes a profile of DTP trainer, Ray Jureidini and DTP alumna Retina Rongpipi as well as news from alumni and partners across the region.
Sydney, Australia
11-12 February, 2023
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This program, in partnership with STARTTS, is a two-day residential training program on human rights advocacy for selected NSW diaspora community members and to explore the development of a longer term capacity building program.
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DTP's Mubashar Hasan participated in Metro Assist and Addison Road Community Organisation's International Human Rights Day celebrations in Sydney
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15 participants came together from across Australia for an intensive training program on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) in Melbourne.
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DTP brought together participants to facilitate the exchange of views among Asian CSOs and human rights advocates on how best to use capacity building & training to support and build human rights and democracy movements in the region.
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Ray teaches Migration, Human Rights, and Ethics at Hamad Bin Khalifa University in Qatar. He became a human rights activist from his own experience of racism growing up in Australia.
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Retina belongs to the Karbi Indigenous community. She leads the gender cell and youth division of Karbi Human Rights Watch. Retina has facilitated training sessions on youth, child and women’s rights in her work. She was also involved in the high-profile Elephant Corridor Advocacy Campaign in the Nilip Constituency in Karbi Anglong.

I would definitely recommend any of DTP’s training programs, the networking is priceless, the opportunities endless and the quality of staff and training — spot on.

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