FYI: Skills-building Workshop for NGOs

Are you connected?

Is your message being heard?

Is your advocacy effective?

Register now for one of three free skill-building workshops for NGOs, civil society and human rights activists

aimed at sharing information on social media tools and advocacy strategies. Learn how to develop your campaigns, liaise with
UN mechanisms and utilize social media to expand your network, gain more visibility and promote social change.

Defending Prisoners of Conscience and UN Mechanisms
Jared Genser and Maran Turner, Freedom Now

New Media for Human Rights: Activism in the Internet Age
Yves Bennaim, New Media Expert Trainer

Human Rights Advocacy in the International Arena
Paula Schriefer, Freedom House

The workshops are free, register at: http://www.genevasummit.org.

The Geneva Summit will take place on March 8-9, 2010 and brings together renowned dissidents, rights activists and experts
from all over the world to urge action against rights abusers and boost democracy dissident.
This year, the Geneva Summit will culminate in a collective call for Internet freedom.
The Geneva Summit is organized by a global civil society coalition of 25 human rights groups.

Global Civil Society Coalition
Assistance Association for Political Prisoners in Burma, Centro para la Apertura y el Desarrollo de América Latina(CADAL), Darfur Peace and Development Center, Directorio Democratico Cubano, Fondation Genereuse Development, Freedom House, Freedom Now, Genocide Watch, Global Zimbabwe Forum, Human Rights Activists in Iran, Human Rights Without Frontiers Int’l, IBUKA, Ingénieurs du monde, Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children, International Federation of Liberal Youth (IFLRY), International Campaign to End Genocide, International Association of Genocide Scholars, Ligue Internationale Contre le Racisme, LiNK, Respekt Institut, Stop Child Executions, Tibetan Women’s Association, UN Watch,Zimbabwe Advocacy Office

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