This is a three-day workshop from 27th to 29th July 2017,being held in Arusha region at the Equator Hotel with the aim of training, teaching and creating awareness to Human right defenders working on pastoral rights on how to document and report their issues to Domestic, Regional and International Human Rights Bodies.
Objectives of the Training
The Major objective of the workshop is to build and strengthen the capacity and solidarity of pastoral rights defenders in order to improve their interventions at national, regional and international level.
Specifically, the objectives of the workshop are;
• Awareness on the General understanding of Pastoral HRDs working environment, security implication and the importance of analyzing them.
• To impart on them understanding of the Policy and laws governing Pastoralism sector in Tanzania
• Impart on them advocacy strategies and how to approach the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries and achieve their set goals.
• Sharing good practices and experience of being a pastoral defender
• Human rights monitoring, documentation and reporting.
• To introduce them to available Regional and UN Human Rights mechanism with
focus to pastoral rights.
• Pastoralist defenders are strengthened and equipped with organizational and advocacy intervention strategies.
-Pastoral defenders are equipped with knowledge and skills of the regional and international mechanisms to enforce the violation of the rights of pastoralists and pastoral defenders.
– Number pastoral defenders accessing regional and international mechanisms in case of violation of their rights increased.
– The workshop will increase the HRDs’ familiarity with their working environment and the importance of analyzing it.
-To have CCWT leadership challenges well addressed and have a vibrant CCWT in future interventions.
-Given an opportunity to network, share experiences and plan for joint actions.