Location: Astana city, Kazakhstan
Dates: Last week of July 2019 to the beginning of August 2019
Project Length: Two Weeks
Application Deadline: OPEN
Project ID: 1932
ABOUT THE PROJECT PARTNER
NGO’s mission is to promote human civil and political rights and rule of law in Kazakhstan. NGO’s goal is: Human Rights Defenders protection as now NGO works on 4 projects:
UN OHCHR (3 freedoms: peaceful assembly, expression, association; project concern to improve potential of civil society).
Soros Foundation (NGO has created mobile app, it is free, with 3 main functions: free legal assistance, search of human rights defenders and sign of petitions).
People in Need (psychological rehabilitation for women human rights defenders in Central Asia; trainings to women and psychologists).
Sigrid Rausing Trust (institutional support: monitoring of court’s session, fast reaction group, insurance for human rights defenders, etc.).
Also NGO works on prevention of tortures and migrant’s rights.
The Project will take place in 2 Project sites, NGO will organize an annual conference for Human Rights Defenders with participants from 4 countries of Central Asia whom you will have an opportunity to meet. You will be visiting UN and partners’ offices, 2 places for peaceful assembly, office of bar association and journalist’s point. You will have a chance to work with 2 victims of torture, capture the area near detention facilities where were tortured people. The material will be used during the public campaigns, in a new draft of law on freedom of assembly and association, freedom of expression and HRD’s rights, website, Facebook and Instagram posts
Proficiency in photo-documentary and photojournalism (experience in videography is an asset)
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, especially with vulnerable people.
Adaptable to new and different situations, flexible and patient.
Respect to cultural sensitivity.
Experience travelling abroad in developing nations
$ 2,718 USD
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