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EHRCEPA Delegates Participated in World Social Forum 2007 in Nairobi, Kenya

EHRCEPA higher officials participated the World Social Forum 2007 in Nariobi, Kenya from January 19 - 26, 2007.

It was a great campaign having slogan of " Human Dignity and Human Rights New strategies for a new World".

It was held in different parallel sessions in the thematic areas of Human Rights and conflict, Militarization and culture of impunity, Human Rights and economical and social justice struggles, Human rights and the struggle for Gender Equality Human Rights and the straggle over Habitat, land and environment, Human rights and Mobility and Citizenship challenges and Human Rights, Religion and cultural diversity.

EHRCEPA's delegate's also participated in the consultation of the Approved joint draft position paper on rights and forwarded their comments on it.

EHRCEPA Conducted Training for Volunteers and Staff

Three days capacity building training for 40 (21Female and 19 Male) staff and volunteers held from April 23-25, 2007 at CRDA training centre on:

  • Advocacy Campaign Management and Building relationship with the government
  • Training on Legal Aid Service and legal Education
  • Project Cycle management
  • How to use Women rights and gender equality and HIV/AIDS Kits in community based programs
  • Community Conversation
  • Performance Audit, Staff Performance and Monitoring and Evaluation

The training was one of EHRCEPA's programs inline with its strategic plan and it will continue on specific topics based on the gaps and needs of the association.

 

EHRCEPA conducted a study on the right for education

EHRCEPA conducted a study on the right for education to the ongoing project child rights protection program with the financial support of ­­­­­­­­ Edukans Foundation. The study is conducted in 3 Woredas of Amhara region in collaboration with consultants appointed from the faculty of law,Addis Ababa University.

 

EHRCEPA Participated in the 4th FOKO Conference on Female Genital Cutting held in Finland from September 7 to 8, 2007.

Two higher officials of Ethiopian Human Rights and Civic Education Promotion Association (EHRCEPA) participated in the 4th FOKO Conference on Female Genital Cutting, which was held in Finland from September 7 to 8, 2007. A number of professionals from different Human Rights Organizations attended the workshop. The participants underlined that Female Genital Cutting is a form of human rights violation without the interest of an individuals and soeured not to practice this inhuman practice. EHRCEPA also briefed its mission, vision and programs for Finish Church Aid, Finish NGO Human Rights Foundation and Norwegian Church Aid and agreed to work with them in the future.


 

EHRCEPA Participated in the 1st International Conference in Africa on Child Sexual Abuse held in Nairobi, Kenya from September 24 -26, 2007

EHRCEPA delegates participated in the 1st International Conference in Africa on Child Sexual Abuse held in Nairobi, Kenya from September 24 -26, 2007.
In the conference researches have been presented and discussion was held. EHRCEPA also presented its experience on early marriage.

 

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