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Advocacy Project recruits graduate student to work for human rights as Peace Fellows

Feb
14
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The Advocacy Project (AP) is recruiting graduate students to volunteer with AP’s community-based partners this summer (2014). This is the fellowship for those who relish a challenge and want to work on the front lines for human rights! AP has sent 240 Peace Fellows to work for human rights since 2003.

Deadline for applications: March 3, 2014.

The Work

All 2014 Fellows will be asked to perform three core tasks.

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One Health to Address Human, Animal and Ecosystems Health in Central and Eastern Africa

“One Health to Address Human, Animal and Ecosystems Health in Central and Eastern Africa” in partnership with the One Health for Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA) Secretariat located at Makerere University will expand leadership capacity development, human resources development and targeted research and community engagement activities in applied research related to One Health issues across several countries in the region through the OHCEA Secretariat. The major activities of this partnership include the management and award of competitive research grants for graduate, undergraduate and faculty at OHCEA member institutions; curriculum development; tailored short term training; and leadership capacity development all with an emphasis on women empowerment.

Start Date: 
2013

Summer Institute Information Session

Graduate Students: would you like to study abroad with the Payson Center this summer? You are cordially invited to attend an information session to learn all about the International Development Summer Institute 2013.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 12:00pm

Summer Institute Information Session

Graduate Students: would you like to study abroad with the Payson Center this summer? You are cordially invited to attend an information session to learn all about the International Development Summer Institute 2013.

Event Date: 
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 12:00pm

Global Development Summer Institute Announced for 2013

Dec
06

Every Summer, the Payson Center for International Development offers intensive, two (2) to three (3) week long programs with one (1) to two (2) courses per location. Courses are open to graduate students and non-Tulane graduate level-students. All courses earn three (3) credits. The cost is $4,100 for one course or $7,500 for two. (Note: Price does not include airfare).

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Accountability Research Project

Building upon success of previous efforts, research conducted in Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Northern Uganda, the Payson Center in collaboration with UC Berkeley Human Rights Center and the Institute for Transitional Justice designed the questionnaire, developed research protocols, collected and analyzed data and report compilation for research and victim needs assessment as well as the opinions and attitudes of the general population toward justice and its relationship to peace, reconcili

Start Date: 
2006

Improving the Lives of War Affected Youth in Northern Uganda

Tulane University's Payson Center will provide technical and administrative assistance to The Fund to improve the lives of war affected youth in Northern Uganda. The Payson Center will assist the Fund by making available Tulane personnel to engage in research, provide space and engage in certain related activities in furtherance of Fund's objectives.

Start Date: 
2008

Leadership Initiatives for Public Health in East Africa: Tanzania and Uganda (LIPHEA)

Tulane’s Payson Center is strengthening the capacity of the Makerere University School of Public Health (MUSPH) and the Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences (MUCHS) so they may provide effective public health leadership for Uganda and Tanzania and catalyze public health leadership training throughout the east African region.

Start Date: 
2006

Higher Education for Development Partnership with LIPHEA Knowledge Center Server Migration LIPHEA ICT and Network Strengthening, East Africa

The project is intended to compliment an ongoing USAID-funded project entitled the Leadership Initiative for Public Health in East Africa (LIPHEA). The overall goal is to more effectively network the seven LIPHEA alliance institutions.  The primary objective is the establishment of a network node at the Makerere University School of Public Health in Uganda and to transfer ownership, management and maintenance of the LIPHEA Knowledge Center and Online Courses to E. Africa to the School.

Start Date: 
2009

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