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Newsletter: From Evidence to Action


  • The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, will host a one-week intensive short course on Children's Rights in Africa in 21 - 25 July 2014.
  • The African Gender Institute, University of Cape Town is calling for contributions for the Feminist Africa Issue 20 Pan Africanism.
  • The Congress will be focused on the topic; Public Health Nutrition: The Core of the International Cooperation for Development; Arriving together.
  • PAN: Children is looking to appoint two masters level interns and one PHD intern to assist in the coordination of the PAN: Children website and activities around this portal, including research in child rights,organising policy dialogues, and other initiatives to build this networks around child rights.
  • The course is aimed at professionals in all fields, policy makers and implementers at national, provincial and municipal levels of government offices, non-governmental organizations, disabled people organizations, principals of school, academics and university students who need to undertake an elective course, for accreditation, project managers and faith based communities who want to learn more about policy development and the contexts and factors that impact on the implementation of policies for disabled people.
  • A career development opportunity exists at ActionAid International, to lead ActionAid’s Humanitarian response to the Haiyan Typhoon in Philippines, with responsibility for overall project management; managing international / National staff; support building capacity of the ActionAid Team; Identify and work with partners; connect with peer organisation and influence the humanitarian actors and their perspectives in line with ActionAid’s priorities; oversee the compliance to the law of the land; and plan and oversee ActionAid’s phase out with the completion of the Humanitarian response.
  • Human Rights Watch seeks to appoint an Advocacy Director in the Africa Division.
  • Jo'burg Child Welfare seeks to appoint a Training Officer for the Aganang Department, based in Johannesburg.
  • The Foundation for Human Rights (the Foundation) is a grant making institution supporting civil society organisations in South Africa, and the region, to implement programmes which promote and protect human rights. The Foundation's mission is to address the historical legacy of apartheid, to promote and advance transformation in the country and to build a human rights culture using the Constitution as a tool.
  • The Regional Psychosocial Support Initiative (REPSSI) is a leading African psychosocial support organisation working in thirteen countries in East and Southern Africa. REPSSI’s vision is that all communities and families nurture, protect and empower their children and youth. REPSSI partners with governments, development partners, international organisations and NGOs to provide programmes that strengthen communities’ and families’ competencies to promote the psychosocial wellbeing of children and youth.