Are you young and from the Faroe Islands? Join our two-day seminar in Tórshavn and learn about contemporray Human Rights Issues together with students from around the world.
>> WHAT AND WHEN?
A two-day seminar in Tórshavn, capitol of the Faroe Islands, on August 26 and 27, 2021 from 9.00-18.00 about the Unity of the Realm (Rigsfællesskabet), contemporary Human Rights issues and Faroese-Danish relations.
>> WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
If you are young and from the Faroe Islands, high school student or university student, passionate about making a change in society and the world, and you would like to meet and engage with young people from around the world, you are eligible to attend!
Join us as we dive into the pressing realities of an often overlooked region and Denmark’s role in shaping it.
>> WHY SHOULD YOU PARTICIPATE?
You will meet and engage with a group of inspiring young people from all around the world – the 2021 Copenhagen Fellows – as well as the meet and discuss with influencial Faroese civil society actors. Together you will delve into topics such as LGBTQ+ rights and challenges, abortion rights, independence, geopolitics, climate change and how to be young in a globalised world. You will be able to share your perspectives on your country and learn from others about their countries and perspectives. Together you will build brigdes and form networks; and perhaps even form new friendships.
>> HOW DO YOU ATTEND?
All you have to do is fill in this form before Thursday July 1, 2021. Describe with a few words why you would like to participate (max. 500 words).
The seminar is held in English.
>> WHY IS HUMANITY IN ACTION ON THE FAROE ISLANDS?
Each year Humanity in Action holds its Fellowship (Sommerakademi) for university students and recent graduates about current minority-majority issues and human rights. This year, the Copenhagen Fellowship especially focuses on the Unity of the Realm and Human Rights. To be able to dive further into the issues we are discovering, the Fellows are brought to the Faroe Islands for a week to meet with local experts, activist – and youth. And we hope you will join us!
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Ready to register?
Sign up here for the two-day seminar. All you have to do is tell us a little bit about yourself and why you would like to join us. Register before July 1. See you in Tórshavn!