Training Course

Digital Empowerment and Human Rights: Fostering Inclusive Communities through Technology

Dates: 04.04.2024 – 11.04.2024

Place: Budapest, Hungary

Description: In an increasingly digital world, the intersection of technology, human rights, and inclusion has become more crucial than ever. Youth workers play a vital role in shaping inclusive communities, but often lack the necessary digital tools and knowledge to effectively advocate for and implement human rights-oriented initiatives. This project, organized by Copernicus Berlin in Budapest, aims to bridge this gap by empowering youth workers with digital competencies while emphasizing the importance of human rights and inclusion.

Project Goals:

  1. Enhance Digital Literacy: To improve the digital skills of youth workers, enabling them to utilize digital tools effectively in their work.
  2. Promote Human Rights Awareness: To increase understanding and awareness of human rights issues within digital contexts.
  3. Foster Inclusivity: To equip participants with the knowledge to create and maintain inclusive digital spaces that respect and promote diversity.
  4. Encourage Networking and Collaboration: To build a network of youth workers across Europe who are knowledgeable in digital technologies and committed to human rights advocacy.

Objectives:

  • Educational Workshops: Conduct workshops focusing on digital literacy, inclusive communication tools, and digital advocacy strategies for human rights.
  • Practical Skills Development: Provide hands-on training in using digital platforms for social change, with a focus on accessibility and inclusive design.
  • Human Rights and Digital Ethics: Explore the ethical implications of digital technology in relation to privacy, data protection, and digital rights as human rights.
  • Project Development and Implementation: Guide participants to develop and implement their own digital projects or campaigns that champion human rights and inclusion.
  • Interactive Learning Sessions: Facilitate interactive sessions for cultural exchange and discussions on global human rights issues and how they manifest in different communities.
  • Networking Opportunities: Create platforms for participants to connect with experts, activists, and fellow youth workers for future collaborations and knowledge exchange.

This project is designed for youth workers who are eager to expand their digital skills and integrate human rights advocacy into their work. Participants will gain valuable insights into creating inclusive digital environments, understanding the nuances of digital rights, and leveraging technology for social good. The skills and knowledge acquired through this program will not only enhance their professional capabilities but also have a ripple effect in their communities, promoting a more inclusive, aware, and digitally savvy society.

Working language: English

Costs: Travel expenses from Germany to Hungary and return will be reimbursed up to max. 260 EUR.

Contribution: To participate in this project, participants should share the values and support the mission of Copernicus Berlin. With the contributions of the selected participants Copernicus Berlin can create new opportunities. In the application form there is the possibility to choose the amount of the contribution. With a high contribution, participants can present their strong support and might be selected quickly. Contributions of 200 EUR or more are eligible for a donation certificate from Copernicus Berlin. For information on how to receive a donation certificate or other benefits, please click here: copernicusberlin.org/donation

Accommodation: The accomodation costs are covered. During the days of the training course participants will be accommodated in NETIZEN Budapest Centre Hotel.

Travel: You can also stay 2 days longer or arrive 2 days earlier and explore the area at your own expense.

Registration is open until 11th of February.

More questions: mobility@copernicusberlin.de

Application Status

Curious about the status of your application? If you have submitted your application after September 1, 2023, you can check the status of your application at any time here.

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