In the past several years, a significant momentum has been created on the importance of access to justice in ensuring equitable and inclusive development. Against this background, and with their complementary exposure to practice and theory, School of Public Policy (SPP) of the Central European University, the Open Society Justice Initiative and Namati, in collaboration with the South Asian Institute of Advanced Legal and Human Rights Studies (SAILS) at BRAC University, will organize an executive Legal Empowerment Leadership Course that will offer an opportunity for leading thinkers amongst the development community with a range of perspectives to come together to learn from each other and identify strategies to strengthen justice and development planning and programming.Global legal empowerment networkare pleased to announce that registration is now open for the second annual legal empowerment leadership course.
The course will be structured around three case studies: citizenship rights in Bangladesh and Kenya, the right to health in India, and the evolution of the legal empowerment movement in the Philippines.The course will emphasize peer-to-peer learning. Each participant will workshop and refine a plan of action for addressing a specific challenge.
The course runs from 10 October to 14 October 2016 in Budapest, Hungary. The application deadline is July 3, 2016. Scholarships are available to a limited number of applicants.
We invite applications from representatives of civil society organizations, governments, development agencies, and universities.
Please find the course brochure here