Travel Grants for the Transnational Training Seminar on Trafficking of Woemn

(BUDAPEST JUNE 20-24, 1998)
Conference Languages: English & Russian

*Overview*

The Network Women's Program of the Open Society Institute, in cooperation with the Global Survival Network, is coordinating a Transnational Training Seminar on Trafficking that will take place in Budapest, Hungary from June 20-24, 1998. The emphasis of the workshop will be on the trafficking of women for forced prostitution, although trafficking for other purposes will also be addressed.

The Seminar will consist of a series of workshops that will provide technical training and expertise to nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) regarding the creation and development of programs that address the problem of trafficking in women. Proposed workshops include:

*Eligibility*

The priority and emphasis of the workshop is on meeting the needs of NGO representatives where National Foundations of the Open Society Institute/Soros Foundations are operating, including countries throughout Central and Eastern Europe and the Newly Independent States, as well as Mongolia, Haiti and South Africa. NGO representatives in these regions and countries who are working in relevant or related fields are eligible for participation in the Seminar, and should submit copies of a completed application for participation in the Seminar to their National Foundation of the Open Society Institute/Soros Foundation.

NGO representatives from Belarus and Turkmenistan who are interested in participating should submit applications directly to the Network Women's Program of the Open Society Institute/Budapest office, since no National Foundations operate in those countries.

Note: Individuals and NGOs from other regions may also apply for participation in the Seminar, and should submit applications directly to the Global Survival Network.

*Timeline for All Applicants*

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ALL Applications for Participation in Transnational Training Seminar: 11 May 1998

For more information and an application form, NGOs and individuals in Central Europe and Eurasia should contact:

Open Society Institute
Network Women's Program
1051 Budapest, Hungary
Nador u. 11.
Tel.: (361) 327 3139, Fax: (361) 327 3864
E-mail: womenpro@osi.hu

Organizations outside the region should contact:

Global Survival Network
Attn: Jyothi Kanics
PO Box 73214
Washington, DC 20009 USA
Tel: 202-387-0032
Fax: 202-387-2590
E-mail:jkanics@igc.org
URL: www.globalsurvival.net


Last updated: April 9, 1998


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