APAP Gives Training to Law-Enforcement Staffs at Jinka

APAP recently took it upon itself to go to the town of Jinka and its environs and give training to the following:

  • A total of 28 militia men;
  • Sixteen social judges, three of whom were females;
  • Twenty-six members of Kebele Councils, nine of whom were females; and
  • Thirty-five 35 prison administrators, 11 of whom were females.

Jinka, of course, is located in the South Nations and Nationalities and Peoples Regional State.

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APAP Gives Training to Counselors in Addis Ababa

APAP Gives Course to Council Members in Addis Ababa

APAP gave a course to the members of the Council of Kebele 14/15 under the Bole sub-City on August 03, 2009. The one-day course was given in the Assembly Hall of the Kebele. And the beneficiaries thereof numbered 180. Of these, 58 were females.

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APAP Gives Paralegals Refresher Course

APAP gave a refresher course to 76 paralegals and leaders of CBOs — of whom 34 were females — at Adama from October 23 to 25, 2009. The trainees were drawn from its ten resource centers, which are located in Addis Ababa as well as at Adama, Assela, Bahir Dar, Dire Dawa, Dessie, Hawassa, Jimma and Harar.

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APAP CARRIES OUT A NEEDS ASSESSMENT ON CHILD PROTECTION

APAP has launched a new three-year project in cooperation with the Oak Foundation titled “Revitalizing the Role of Law Professionals in Child Protection Activities”. The project is scheduled to be implemented in Addis Ababa and in the towns within a 200-kilometer radius of Addis Ababa such as Adama, Ambo, Debre Berhan and Assela.

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APAP CONDUCTS WORKSHOP ON THE AFFORDABILITY OF THE RIGHT TO FOOD

APAP held a half-day workshop on the affordability of food at the Assembly Hall of the Federal Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, in Addis Ababa, on August 14, 2008. The workshop was organized in partnership with the Ethiopian Consumers’ Protection Association, and was officially opened by Ato Seifu Ali, a member of the Association’s Board of Directors.

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APAP GIVES TRAINING TO CBO LEADERS

During the quarter under review, APAP was able to give training to the leaders of community-based organizations (CBOs) in Addis Ababa as well as at Dire Dawa and Hawassa as part of its Legal Empowerment Program. The training was aimed at raising the awareness of the CBO leaders about human rights and at imparting to them basic legal education.

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