Diplomacy Training Program

Diplomacy Training Program

Cause Area: Overseas Aid and Development

Country: Australia

Website: www.dtp.unsw.edu.au/

Mission Statement

Diplomacy Training Program’s mission is to provide practical training to those working for universal human rights standards, to uphold values of human dignity and to peacefully redress injustices.


Enabling others to make a difference is at the heart of the Diplomacy Training Programs (DTPs) work. Every day the courageous individuals DTP has trained in Asia and the Pacific work to stop human trafficking, disappearances and torture, inhumane working conditions, land and resource grabbing and to promote values of human dignity. Empowering frontline defenders of human rights, peace and the environment, through building their knowledge, skills and networks is our primary goal.DTP enables participants to be more effective and to make a direct and lasting impact on human rights.The DTP was founded in Australia in 1989 by Nobel Peace Laureate, Professor José Ramos-Horta and Emeritus Professor Garth Nettheim. It is an independent NGO affiliated with the Faculty of Law, UNSW Sydney. As the longest-established organisation in the region providing human rights advocacy training, it has over 2800 alumni worldwide.Your donations will go towards the provision of vital training for those on the frontline fighting human rights abuses. Our target is to train over 200 committed and inspired individuals each year knowing that their work can help many thousands more.
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