The Council of Europe Youth Department is inviting all young online activists concerned by human rights violations, hate speech online, discrimination and racism to apply for the training course taking place between February 2013 and March 2014, comprising a residential seminar taking place from 6 to 14 April 2013 in the European Youth Centre Budapest, e-learning based training and initiatives to support the campaign against hate speech online of the Youth Department of the Council of Europe.
The training course aims to develop competences of 30 online activists to take action against hate speech online and to promote and defend human rights online.
The course also aims at empowering participants to develop initiatives and take an active role in the No Hate Speech Movement initiated by the Council of Europe.
Participants should be between 18 and 30 years old, and be residents of states party to the European Cultural Convention and Kosovo, a limited places might be offered for participants from the Mediterranean area.
Interested candidates should submit their [ http://youthapplications.coe.int/Application-forms ]application form 7 February 2013.