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Newsletter: From Evidence to Action


  • Interested post-graduate students are invited to submit (a) their CV, (b) a brief motivation letter and (c) two examples of previously written work to CAI ( [email protected]) before 14 June 2013.
  • We are looking for two volunteers to help with in our Pretoria Office in Hatfield.
 What do Volunteers do?
 As a volunteer, you will be helping our Fundraising team with office work, making calls and doing mailings to all our donors. You will be helping us find and communicate with general supporters for our South Africa office, and in the process you will develop fundraising skills.
  • This six-week course offered jointly by HREA and the Right to Education Project provides human rights, development and education advocates with concepts, skills, and tools to deepen their knowledge and strategise their work on the right to education. The course will look at the theoretical foundations of the right to education, how to apply them in order to identify stakeholders, obligations and violations, and what strategies may be used to promote and realise the right.
  • This eight-day course presented by DataFirst runs from 18 - 21 June 2013 and 24 - 27 June 2013.
  • Monitoring and evaluation is an essential component of international NGOs, NGOs and civil society organisations striving to continually improve their work and have greater accountability. Given the high demand in the sector, this foundation course is designed to develop individuals' understanding of what M&E entails, why it is so vital, and how to do it well and in a participatory way. The first part of the course starts on 18 June 2013.
  • This course runs from 8-12 July 2013 and aims to give participants a thorough understanding of how to influence the policy making process in their own context to achieve policy change. 
  • The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) is calling for applications to its course which seeks to introduce participants to the concept of rights-based approach to development, specifically general development design, programming, implementation and advocacy.
  • The South African Journal on Human Rights (SAJHR) is seeking submissions for a special issue on disability to be published in Part 2 of 2014.