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Indigenous Academic Support Newsletter

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Indigenous Academic Support Unit


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Date:2007-01; This issue combines both January and February 2007.




Aboriginal Australians -- Education (Higher) -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Aboriginal Australians -- Education -- Research -- Periodicals

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Charles Darwin University

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A Human Rights Training Program for Advocates, 1423rd April 2007 Darwin Australia The Diplomacy Training Program is seeking applications for its next regional Indigenous Peoples, Minorities and Human Rights and Advocacy Program to be held in collaboration with Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education. The program is for community advocates working for Indigenous Peoples Rights in Australia and Indigenous Peoples and Minorities in the Asia-Pacific Region. The program will take place in the Northern Territory, Australia from 1423rd April, 2007. The residential training course provides: Knowledge of international human rights law and the UN system, with particular emphasis on Indigenous Peoples Rights. Understanding of how international standards relate to issues such as intellectual property, the environment, community development and corporate accountability Practical training in strategic advocacy and peoples diplomacy including skills in working with the media and using the internet for advocacy. Further information and application forms are available from wwww.dtp.unsw.edu.au or by contacting actiondtp@unsw.edu.au. The closing date for applications is 14th February 2007. Must demonstrate how you would manage attending this course as well as any relevant study load in Semester 1. Must say why you would like to attend (100 300 words) Must agree to provide a written report on outcomes (300 500 words) Must agree to participate in promotional activity to publicise IASU (if required) Application Process To apply you must fill in the application form, attach any supporting documentation and lodge with Cheri Williams at the Indigenous Academic Support Unit, B30.1.02d, Casuarina Campus, Charles Darwin University by 14th February 2006. Application forms are available from the any staff in the Indigenous Academic Support Unit. Sponsorship to attend the Indigenous People, Minorities, Human Rights and Advocacy in the Asia Pacific Region Human Rights Training Program for Advocates, 2007 The Indigenous Academic Support Unit of Charles Darwin University is offering a sponsorship to pay the tuition of an Indigenous undergraduate or postgraduate student to attend this program. Please note that the sponsorship will provide the $2,000 tuition cost only, and payment will be made directly to the training provider. Travel, incidentals or any other costs must be met by the recipient. Selection Criteria Must be a current Indigenous undergraduate or postgraduate student at CDU, or have graduated from CDU with a degree or post-graduate qualification within the past 12 months. Must have good academic record Indigenous Peoples, Minorities, Human Rights and Advocacy in the Asia Pacific Region Sponsorship to Attend Human Rights Training Program Page 6 Indigenous Academic Support News