Friday, October 31st, 2014

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The real Youth Voice - 99% Campaign Magazine Launch marks the International Youth Day

The 99% Campaign marks the celebrations of the 14thUnited Nations International Youth Day with the launch of the 2nd edition of its 99% Campaign Magazine. The 99% Campaign Magazine is an entirely youth – led initiative that showcases the potential of youth in enhancing our local, national and global society, representing the real and marginalized voices of young people.


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Do victims of crime know their rights ? Free e-learning course for victims

The UK-based international think-tank, IARS, is proud to launch an evidence-based e - learning course for victims of crime. The course aims to empower victims by increasing their knowledge of their rights in the criminal justice and restorative justice process as these are protected by the EC Victims' Directive due to come into force in November 2015.


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The Power of Testimony: IARS user-led training on Gender Sensitivity in the Asylum Process

On Monday 28 July IARS held another successful user-led training on Gender Sensitivity in the Asylum Process at the offices of Freedom from Torture. The event coincided with Eid al-Fitr, the religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide, and we were particulalry grateful to the Muslim refugee women from our Abused No More project who gave up their time on such an important day, and came to the event.


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STOP PRESS: Third Annual IARS Research and Youth Leadership Awards

The UK-based international think-tank, IARS, in partnership with the youth-led 99% Campaign are proud to announce their 3rd Annual Research and Youth Leadership Awards that will be taking place on the 20th August – 3pm at Canada Water Culture Space, 21 Surrey Quays Road, London, SE16 7AR.


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Stop Press: EU Funds IARS for Europe-wide Democracy Youth Opportunities

In the current social and economic climate where young people are pushed in the margins of society, IARS won Erasmus + (KA3) funding to continue its user-led and youth focused policy work, enabling thousands of young people across the UK and Europe to voice their real issues to decision-makers, and drive change from the bottom up.


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IARS Vacancy: Secretariat Youth Voice Journal

IARS is excited to announce a new internship for the Secretariat of our peer reviewed Youth Voice Journal. The deadline for applications is midnight 28th July 2014. Working days and hours are flexible and will be negotiated once the candidate has been selected. Travel expenses (up to £7.50 per day) and lunch (up to £5 per day) will be covered.


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IARS Vacancy: Campaigns' Coordinator

IARS is excited to announce a key vacancy for an ambitious Campaigns’ Coordinator. The deadline is on Thursday 31st July 2014, midnight. This is an office-based post initially offered on a 3 dpw, salary £22,920 - £31,935 pro rata depending on experience. Follow the link for the application pack.

 


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IARS Training on Gender Sensitivity in the Asylum Process, 28 July 2014 at Freedom from Torture office - CPD accredited

IARS is thrilled to announce another training session on Gender Sensitivity in the Asylum Process. This evidence-based, user-led awareness raising programme for professionals and service providers is focused on the impact of gender-based violence on refugee and asylum-seeking women, and the need for a gender-sensitive treatment of this group. The seminar is CPD accredited.