Call for applications: Asia-Pacific Regional Skills Building Workshop on Primary Prevention

Partners for Prevention is accepting applications from practitioners from the Asia-Pacific region to participate in a regional workshop aiming at building practical skills for those implementing, planning or considering primary prevention projects/programmes. The workshop will also be an opportunity to network and share experiences from projects and initiatives focused on primary prevention of gender-based violence from the Asia and Pacific region. Partners for Prevention is drawing upon resource people with extensive experiences and expertise in primary prevention of gender-based violence, prevention programming, and gender-based violence research. To apply, see: http://www.partners4prevention.org/node/135 Participants will share knowledge and skills to: Design and coordinate primary prevention projects based on evidence and promising practices Implement effective monitoring and evaluation plans for GBV prevention initiatives The workshop is targeted at 25 participants drawn from Governments, UN agencies, and civil society organisations working in the Asia-Pacific region. All participants will be planning or implementing a primary prevention project or strategy. The workshop will be held from 3-5 November 2011 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Cost: There are no registration fees. Applicants are required to cover all related costs in full (round trip transportation, visa fees, airport transfers, per diem, and any other expenses). Application Process Participants will be selected based on their application. The electronic application form can be found at www.partners4prevention.org/node/135. Please fill in the online application and submit with your CV/Resume by 28 September 2011. Applicants will be selected based on relevant professional experience and responsibilities in GBV or gender programming; and likelihood of having an immediate opportunity after the workshop to apply the knowledge and skills learned. If you have any questions about the application process or the workshop, please contact Khamsavath Chanthavysouk (Kham) at khamsavath.chanthavysouk@one.un.org.

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