In partnership with the Carlos Chagas Foundation, program aims to contribute to the development of the field of human rights in Brazil
November 4, 2011
Conectas Human Rights and the Carlos Chagas Foundation closed the application process on November 31 for the first edition of the Program to Encourage Academic Production in Human Rights for young human rights advocates and researchers living in Brazil.
In all, 130 entries were received from 19 Brazilian states. The program is a new initiative to encourage young academics to write innovative articles that contribute to the development of the field of human rights in the country.
The program will select, at most, six proposed article, whose authors will be supervised by specialized tutors. Once they are completed, the articles may be published in Sur - International Human Rights Journal.
The initiative is supported by the Ford Foundation.
The results will be released on November 30, 2011.