The course aims to promote knowledge, insight and skills in the field of children’s rights, as well as to develop young leaders in policy, practice and academia. More specifically, it intends (a) to enable the participants to transfer this knowledge and these skills to their own society and working environment (according to the train-the-trainers model), and (b) to stimulate critical and strategic reflection on the integration of children’s rights in their professional activities.
The course is not exclusively organised for participants from the global South. The organisers have explicitly opted to expose participants from the North and the South to the views of participants from other continents. Information, knowledge and means that are relevant in both North and South are shared. The course organisers aim to achieve an equitable geographical representation of participants from all continents.