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Social Media for Social Change and Online Security - overview

Transitions (TOL) invite applications from civil society activists for participation in online learning courses on Social Media for Social Change and Online Security to be held between 15 and 24 October.

During these live courses, which will be delivered on the renowned TechChange e-learning platform, you will learn about:

Social Media for Social Change

-   Wider benefits of effective social media use in your work

-   Variety of methods and tools available

-   Choosing a social media strategy that best suits your communication and campaign goals

Online Security

-   Most common risks

-   Tools to protect yourself

-   The basics of censorship and circumvention

The courses will be presented in English by Jaroslav Valůch and Emin Huseynzade, leading experts on social media and Internet security. Each course will feature four 60-minute sessions held over two weeks combined with participation on a collaborative forum and homework between the sessions. In addition, the course facilitators will address issues that you identify as specific to your work or country.

If you are an activist committed to social change, be it as a professional NGO worker or local volunteer, these courses will help you improve the effectiveness of your work. To apply, please send your CV in English with a cover letter explaining your motives for applying by 10 October 2013. In the cover letter, please, specify whether you are applying for participation in both or only one of the two courses.

The courses are held as part of Transitions’ Capturing Capacity Building and Connecting the Dots projects conducted with ten  other partner organizations in Central and Eastern Europe and the United States with financial support from the International Visegrad Fund, National Endowment for Democracy (NED) and the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF).







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