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Young Professional Bangladesh Institute of Human Rights

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : Acadia University
Acronyme : Acadia
Type : Établissement d'enseignement
Mandat : Acadia University offers excellence through widely-recognized research, and teaching in a student-centered environment. Opinion leaders rank us ahead of other undergraduate universities for our innovation and development of tomorrow's leaders. Equipping students with the tools they need to succeed in life is our commitment to academic excellence.

Acadia University is a primarily undergraduate institution providing a liberal education based on the highest standards; a scholarly community that aims to ensure a broadening life experience for its students, faculty, and staff.
Adresse : 206 Horton Hall
Wolfville, Nova Scotia,
B4P 2R6
FAX: (902)  585-1096
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : Dr. Marshall Conley
Courriel : conley@acadiau.ca
Pays : Bangladesh
Ville : Dhaka
Secteur : Concours fournis aux organisations non gouvernementales
Description du stage : The BIHR publishes reports on the occurrences of violations of human rights, especially those by the members of the law enforcement agencies, and does this on two occasions: the UN Day Against Torture, 26 June, and the World Human Rights Day. It publishes an annual Country Report on Torture in book format. It presents a comparative picture through analysis of torture-statistics of different years: and to bring to the notice of the concerned authorities.

In Canada
While in Canada, the intern will be required to attend a one-week pre-departure training session organized by Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia.
In addition, the intern will be required to register for a session sponsored by CIDA at the Centre for Intercultural Learning (CIL) if the CIL schedule permits.
While in Canada (approximately one month) the intern will fully brief themselves on the role of their Host Organization and read relevant material and issues, supplied by Dr. Conley. The intern will also contribute to the first issue of the Global Byte newspaper for 2007.

Overseas
The young professional will assist in researching material on torture in Bangladesh. S/he will assist in developing the research programme of the Institute with a view to creating more resources available to the public.
Organisation d'accueil : Bangladesh Institute of Human Rights/Bangladesh Rehabilitation Centre for Trauma Victims
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : The Bangladesh Rehabilitation Center for Trauma Victims (BRCT) was established in 1992 with the purpose of working for the general welfare of the torture survivors. BRCT is the first organization in Bangladesh established by the solidarity effort of an eminent human rights personality Mr. Akram H. Chowdhury (man of the year 1998) with the purposes of providing physical and psychological treatment to torture survivors, providing legal assistance and also of rehabilitating them economically.