Tafficking Seminar: Application Reminder

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Jyothi Kanics---Global Survival Network (jkanics@igc.apc.org)
Fri, 8 May 1998 11:09:44 -0700 (PDT)


****Please note: Application Deadline is May 11, 1998!!******

APPLICATION FOR PARTICIPATION AND TRAVEL GRANTS FOR THE TRANSNATIONAL
TRAINING SEMINAR ON TRAFFICKING
(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:

*Distinguishing Between Trafficking and Voluntary Migration
*Organizing Grassroots Educational Campaigns to Promote Awareness of
Trafficking in Women
*Providing Counseling, Support and Referrals for Legal Assistance
*Advocating for National Legislative Reform
*International Human Rights Advocacy Around Trafficking in Women
*Fundraising & Organizational Development
*Media Training
*Networking With Other NGOs Nationally and Internationally
*Developing Relationships With & Educating Relevant Government Authorities

*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.
SUBMIT APPLICATION #1.

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.
SUBMIT APPLICATION #1.

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. SUBMIT APPLICATION #2.

*Timeline for All Applicants*

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

PARTICIPANTS WILL BE INFORMED OF THEIR SELECTION BY NWP BY: 25 May 1998.

20-24 June 1998: Transnational Training Seminar in Budapest
Arrival: 19 June
Departure: 25 June

LOCATION: Central Eastern European University Training Center
Budapest, Kerepesi str. 87

*APPLICATION FORM #1*
Note: This application is for 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.

Please provide the following information:

NAME:

TITLE:

ORGANIZATION (In general, NGOs may send only one representative to the
workshop. In certain situations, 2 representatives per NGO may be allowed.
If your NGO feels 2 representatives are necessary, please explain why here):

LANGUAGES SPOKEN: (All participants must be able to speak and understand
English and/or Russian.)

ADDRESS:

PHONE:

FAX:

E-MAIL:

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSED PROJECT, OR CURRENT WORK THAT HELPS TO ADDRESS
TRAFFICKING IN WOMEN:
Please highlight if your organization provides any of the following
services: services to trafficked women, crisis counseling (including
domestic violence hot-lines and support groups), outreach and advocacy for
sex workers, legal services, career counseling, psychological services,
continuing education, advocacy around issues of public health and violence
against women, etc. Organizations that advocate for legislative change,
document human rights abuses, research gender issues or effectively use the
media to promote social welfare will also be considered.

APPLICATION # 1 -- BUDGET
Budget should include the estimated costs of round trip travel to Budapest
by the least expensive practical means possible, as well as the costs of
visa and local transportation costs where applicable. These costs as well
as $100.00 per diem will be provided by Soros National Foundations. The
Network Women's Program will cover accomodation costs, meals, costs of
training and training materials.

*APPLICATION FORM #1: PROCEDURE & CONTACT INFORMATION*
NGO representatives where National Foundations of the Open Society Institute
of the Soros Foundation are operating, including countries throughout
Central and Eastern Europe and the Newly Independent States, as well as
Mongolia, Haiti and South Africa should send one hard copy of their
completed application to the relevant National Foundation of the Open
Society Institution/ Soros Foundation and another copy to the Network
Women's Program/Budapest Office.

NOTE that electronic applications are greatly preferred and encouraged to
speed up processing, and should be e-mailed to the relevant National
Foundation representative with copies to <jkanics@igc.org> and
<womenpro@osi.hu>.

Exception: NGO representatives from Belarus and Turkmenistan who are
interested in participating should submit completed Application #1 directly
to the Network Women's Program of the Open Society Institute/Budapest office.

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

National Foundations of the Open Society Institute/Soros Foundation

*Albania
Valdete Sala
Program Director
Open Society Foundation for Albania
Rruga "Mihla Duri", Nr.15
Tirana
tel: (355 42) 34 621
fax: (355 42) 35-855
e-mail: vsala@osfa.soros.al
*Armenia
Anaida Allakhyerdya
 OSI Assistance Foundation-Armenia.
53 b Aigedzor St.
Yerevan 375019
Armenia
tel: (3742) 272 119
fax: (374 2) 151 088
e-mail: anaida@osi.am

*Bosnia & Herzegovina
Amela Hadrovic
Program Coordinator
 Open Society Fund Bosnia & Herzegovina
Dzenetica Cikma 2
71000 Sarajevo
tel: 387 71 472 580
fax: 387 71 444 488
e-mail: osf@soros.org.ba
e-mail:amela@soros.org.ba

*Bulgaria
Tatyana Kmetova
East-East Program Coordinator
Open Society Fund - Sofia
1 Balsha Str., bl. 9
Ivan Vazov District
1408 Sofia
tel: (359 2) 919 329
fax: (359 2) 951 63 48
e-mail: tania@osf.acad.bg
        
*Croatia
Marina Skuric-Prodanovic
Civil Society Programme Director
Open Society Institute - Croatia
Hebrangova 21
10000 Zagreb
tel: (385 1) 455 56-80, 681, 682
fax: (385 1) 4856 459
e-mail: mskuric@soroszg.ztn.apc.org

*Czech Republic
Lucie Ryntova
Open Society Fund - Prague
Staromestske namesti 22
Prague 1 11001
tel: (420 2) 24 22 74 56
fax:(420 2) 24 22 7451
e-mail: lucie.ryntova@ecn.cz

*Estonia
Asta Trummel
Program Director
Open Estonia Foundation
Estonia Avenue 3/5
EE0001 Tallinn
tel: (372) 6513 791,792, 793
fax: (372) 6513 796
e-mail: asta@oef.org.ee

*Haiti
Michele D. Pierre-Louis
Executive Director
Open Society Foundation - Haiti
19 Avenue Magny
 Port-au-Prince, Haiti
 tel: 509 22 0131
 fax: 509 22 0131

*Hungary
 Soros Foundation - Hungary
Eva Bakonyi
Executive Director
Bolyai u. 14
H-1023 Budapest, Hungary
tel: 361 315 0303
fax: 361 315 0201
e-mail: 100324.1727@compuserve.com

Vilija Geciene
Civil Society Program Director
Soros Foundation - Lithuania
Jaksto 9
Vilnius 2600
tel: (370 2) 221 687
e-mail: vilija@headof.osf.lt
*Kyrgyzstan
Anna Galikeeva
Program Coordinator
Soros Foundation - Kyrgyzstan
Abdumomunov str. 205
720301 Bishkek
tel: (3312) 22-18-94 996 3312
fax: (3312) 62-15-65 996 3312
e-mail: office@soros.kg

Macedonia
Violeta Gligorovska
Program Coordinator
Open Society Institute-Macedonia
Ruzveltova 34 POB 378
91000 Skopje
tel: (389 91) 134 568
e-mail: sindzev@soros.org.mk
fax: (389 91) 136 514
e-mail: vgligoro@soros.org.mk

*Moldova
Antonina Sarbu
Program Coordinator
Soros Foundation-Moldova
Bulgara 32
21001 Chisinau
tel: (373 2) 26-00-31
fax: (373 2) 26-05-07
e-mail: asarbu@soros.md

*Mongolia
Oidoviin Ovuntsetseg
OSI-Mongolia
Scientific and Technological Information Center
Room 306
Ulaanbaatar-46
tel./fax: (9761) 324 857
*Poland
Dagmara Baraniewska
Program Director
Stefan Batory Foundation
ul. Flory 9, 4th Floor
Warsaw 00-586
tel: (48 22) 622 1283
fax: (48 22) 622 1280
e-mail: dbaraniewska@batory.org.pl
*Romania
Simona Butoi
Program Coordinator
Foundation for an Open Society-Romania
St. Semenic nr. 10
Timisoara 1900
tel: (40 56) 199 960
fax: (40 56) 192 493
e-mail: sbutoi@timis.osf.ro
*Russia
Lena Kochkina
Program Director for Civil Society Program Block
Open Society Institute - Russia
 Bolshoi Kozlovski pereulok 13/17
 Moscow, Russia 107078
tel: (7 095) 921 2065 or 928 4632
fax: (7 095) 975 2028 or 288 9512
email: genderexpert@glasnet.ru
        
*Slovakia
Katarina Stulajterova
Program Coordinator
Open Society Fund-Bratislava
Staromestska 6
Bratislava, Slovak Republic 811 03
tel: (421 7) 531 8867, 531 6913 or 531 4730
fax: (421 7) 531 8867, 531 6913 or 531 4730
e-mail: stula@osf.sk

*Slovenia
Suzana Tratnik
Program Coordinator
OSI-Slovenia
Vegova 8
1000 Ljubljana
e-mail: bratko@soros.si
                                                
*South Africa
Laurie Watson
Project Officer
Open Society Foundation for South Africa
Colinton House, Norvich Oval
1 Oakdale Road, Newlands 7700
PO BOX 23161
Claremont 7735
tel: (27 21) 683 3489
fax: (27 21) 683 3550
e-mail: laurie@ct.osf.org.za
e-mail: admin@ct.osf.org.za

*Ukraine
Natalia Karbowska
Program Coordinator
International Renaissance Foundation-Kiev
46 Artema Str.
Kiev Ukraine
tel: (380 44) 211 3561
fax: (380 44) 216 0106
email: nkarbowska@irf.kiev.ua

*Uzbekistan
Nargiza Turgunova
Program Coordinator
Open Society Institute - Uzbekistan
41 Ivleva Str.
Tashkent 700000
tel/fax: (7 312) 406 854, 556 160, 548 243
fax: (7 312) 40-68-54
e-mail: nargiza@osi.freenet.uz
                                                                                        
*Yugoslavia
Slavica Stojanovic
Program Coordinator
Fund for an Open Society - Yugoslavia
Zmag Jovina 34
Belgrade, Yugoslavia 11000
tel: (381 11) 328 3077
fax: (381 11) 328 3602
e-mail:sstojanovic@sfj.opennet.org
                                                        
**APPPLICATION FORM # 2:
Note: This application is only for NGO representatives or individuals from
other regions including Western Europe, Asia, Africa, Northern America, the
Middle East, or Latin America who are interested in participating should
submit an application directly to the Global Survival Network. First
priority will be given to NGOs providing services to trafficked women from
Central and Eastern Europe and the Newly
Independent States, and decisions will be made based on the strength of the
application and space availability at the conference center. In a limited
number of instances, and depending on space availability, private
individuals may also be approved for participation in the Seminar and should
submit the application below. The costs of conference registration, travel,
accomodation, and meals will be the responsibility of the individual.

Please provide the following information:

NAME:

TITLE:

ORGANIZATION (In general, NGOs may send only one representative to the
workshop. In certain situations, 2 representatives per NGO may be allowed.
If your NGO feels 2 representatives are necessary, please explain why here):

LANGUAGES SPOKEN: (All participants must be able to speak and understand
English and/or Russian.)

ADDRESS:

PHONE:

FAX:

E-MAIL:

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSED PROJECT, OR CURRENT WORK THAT HELPS TO ADDRESS
TRAFFICKING IN WOMEN:
1) Please highlight if your organization provides any of the following
services: services to trafficked women, crisis counseling (including
domestic violence hot-lines and support groups), outreach and advocacy for
sex workers, legal services, career counseling, psychological services,
continuing education, advocacy around issues of public health and violence
against women, etc. Organizations that advocate for legislative change,
document human rights abuses, research gender issues or effectively use the
media to promote social welfare will also be considered.
2) Please describe the nationalities of the women your NGO is serving, and
why you or your NGO feel you would benefit from attending this Seminar.

APPLICATION # 2 -- BUDGET
Budget should include the estimated costs of round trip travel to Budapest
by the least expensive practical means possible, as well as the costs of
visa and local transportation costs where applicable. These costs, as well
as $100 for registration/training materials and $100 for meals and
accommodation per day at the Budapest conference center should be included in
the budget.

Once participation has been approved, the NWP will provide recommendations
for selected participants to possible funding sources. However, the NWP
cannot guarantee funding and strongly recommend that interested participants
begin working to identify funding sources immediately.

*APPLICATION FORM #2: PROCEDURE & CONTACT INFORMATION*

Applications should be sent to:

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

NOTE that electronic applications are greatly preferred and encouraged to
speed up processing, and should be e-mailed to <jkanics@igc.org>.


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