March 2 to 9
New Delhi, India
The Council for World Mission (CWM), a partner organization of WSCF AP is organizing this joint Global consultation with the CWM South Asia region. CWM is committed to equipping local congregations in this fight by offering them an action plan and a toolkit with which to identify the needs in their local context and through which to develop relevant projects for combating human trafficking. The theme for the consultation is “Take home the good news: Act to Combat Human Trafficking”. WSCF AP is invited to be part of this consultation and four women and men members from SCM Cambodia, SCM Philippines, SCM Thailand and SCM Myanmar will attend in the said consultation.
July 13 to 18
The Human Rights Defenders Training Workshop for Students aims to provide students with the skills for human rights advocacy work, develop a Human Rights campaign strategy, provide them with human rights framework of analysis by looking at the varied aspects of human rights issues from different perspective (i.e. gender perspective. At the end of the workshop, the participants would have become equipped with basic knowledge and skills as Human Rights Defenders and Advocates. Specifically, the HRD Training aims to: Better understand the rights of HRDs and mechanisms to protect HRDs at national and international levels; Work for human rights in Asia-Pacific countries and gather support in campaigning these issues in the SCMs and churches in the Asia-Pacific region; Acquire and develop skills in the human rights and peace works from the SCMs, church groups, Non Government Organization (NGO) and Peace Organization (PO) in the Asia-Pacific region; Strengthen Human Rights Support Group human rights desk in the SCMs.