2nd Glocal Advocacy Leadership in Asia Academy (GALA Academy) – Bangkok, Thailand

2nd Glocal Advocacy Leadership in Asia Academy (GALA Academy) – Bangkok, Thailand

Deadline: May 23, 2014

The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) is now accepting applications for the 2nd Glocal Advocacy Leadership in Asia Academy (GALA Academy) to be held in Bangkok, Thailand on 27 July- 2 August 2014. The aim of the 2nd GALA Academy is to strengthen the international advocacy capacity of the mid- and high-level staff in CSOs and thereby facilitating second-tier leadership for strategic “glocal (global and local)” actions on key human rights, development and democracy issues as well as related regional and international processes.

FORUM-ASIA will be the local host in partnership with Asian Development Alliance (ADA)  and Asian Democracy Network (ADN).

Eligibility

This weeklong training is aimed at full time mid- or high-level staff in a national, sub-regional (South, Southeast and Northeast Asia) or regional NGO/CSO in Asia who:

  • have a minimum 3 years experience in the field of policy and advocacy on human rights or/and development;
  • are committed to work in the same organization at least until the end of 2015;
  • have sufficient knowledge and experiences related to MDGs, Post-2015 Development Agenda, democracy-related issues and/or national/regional/UN human rights mechanisms; and
  • can communicate in English (both spoken and written)

How to Apply

Candidates are required to fill out the online application form and submit a letter of recommendation from the head of their organization to [email protected] by May 23, 2014.

For more information, visit the 2nd GALA Academy.

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