Deadline: April 30, 2022
Applications are open for the OxFID Global Youth Challenge for Human Rights Education 2022. The Oxford Forum for International Development (OxFID) is accepting applications for the Global Youth Challenge to implement and to improve the World Program of Human Rights Education by, for and with young people. .
OxFID aims to stimulate youth dialogue around international development and inspire participants to find solutions in the area of human rights education. Participants are challenged to come up with solutions to support or strengthen the implementation of the World Program for Human Rights Education.
- The top 3 winners will have their solutions highlighted and amplified by the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, UNESCO and OHCHR, along with other potential recognition to be confirmed.
- The challenge is open to young people from all over the world (18 – 30 years old), without distinction of nationality or origin.
- The challenge is to be completed by self-organized teams of 3-5 people, with a designated team leader. There are no restrictions on the composition of the team apart from the required age.
- Participants are challenged to come up with solutions to support or strengthen the implementation of the World Program for Human Rights Education.
- The objective of the challenge is to find out how human rights education can be implemented and improved by, for and with young people and young people.
- must be conceptualized in a specific context, such as regional, national or local levels;
- can involve and engage a range of stakeholders, including youth-led organizations and groups, government at all levels, the private sector, academic institutions and civil society.
- Only one submission per team is allowed.
- Solutions will be evaluated on their relevance, effectiveness, creativity, impact and sustainability.
- The guiding questions for the criteria are:
- To what extent does the solution address one or more of the above aspects of human rights education?
- To what extent is the solution developed with, for and by young people?
- To what extent does the solution adopt appropriate methodologies?
- To what extent does the solution take a new and innovative approach to human rights education?
- How accessible and creative is the solution delivered?
- What is the breadth and depth of impact that the solution can generate?
- To what extent can the solution be sustained over the long term and create a lasting impact?
Submission via English is preferred. Alternatively, other official UN languages (French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Russian) are welcome.
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