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

Training Workshop
Bangkok, Thailand

28 - 30 May, 2024 (TBC)

A workshop to reflect on the lessons from approaches to capacity building on advocacy for human rights, and to develop collaboration on human rights and democracy capacity building in response to the closing civil society spaces and rise in authoritarianism.
31st Annual partiicpants with President Jose Ramos-Horta
Timor-Leste

12 - 23 August, 2024

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.

Latest News and Activity

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10 DTP alumni attended the first meeting of DTP's Malaysia alumni. The event brought the alumni together to explore the establishment of a DTP Malaysia alumni network.
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Twelve month follow up report from 2023 30th Annual Human Rights and Peoples' Diplomacy Training program, Thailand
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Six month follow up report from 2023 31st Annual Human Rights and Peoples' Diplomacy Training program, Timor-Leste
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Over 30 refugee and migrant community leaders from 14 countries joined the Human Rights and Advocacy trianing program held in partnership with The NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors (STARTTS)
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In this issue, we profile alumna Emeline Siale Ilolahia, Executive Director of the Pacific Islands Association of NGOs (PIANGO), provide information about DTP's programs, highlight the activities of DTP alumni, share news from the region, and calls from the UN for your engagement.
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20 participants from Indigenous Peoples organisations in Sabah, Sarawak and Peninsular Malaysia gathered for capacity building program.
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DTP Alumni Profile

Emeline Siale Ilolahia is the Executive Director of DTP partner organisation Pacific Islands Association of Non-governmental Organisations (PIANGO). Through PIANGO, Siale brings together diverse stakeholders to address pressing challenges facing the Pacific communities, from climate change, human rights violations, protection of Indigenous lands, gender inequality and food security.
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Report from DTP's Asian Alumni Workshop in Bangkok, Thailand, June 2023.
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DTP's 2023 Annual Report showcases its activity throughout the year as we return to face-to-face programs.
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Report from DTP's Pacific Alumni Workshop in Nadi, Fiji, June 2023.
Participants getting ready for Solidarity Night, 27th Annual DTP program, Timor-Leste
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Report of DTP's survey of alumni seeking information and views on DTP alumni networking, August 2023

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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