Gwangju Asian Human Rights Folk School aims to contribute to the development of democracy and human rights throughout Asia. Twenty (20) invitees from all over Asia and five (5) local Koreans who have been working for human rights and peace organizations in their own countries shall be given an opportunity to learn and experience the history and process of the development of human rights and democracy in South Korea. 7
Participants will be introduced to Korean history, the movements and struggle for democracy, including the 1980 Gwangju Uprising, both through theoretical and practical experiences such as seminars, discussions and field trips to the sites of democratization movements in Korea.
Process of Application

1. Announcement and application forms will be released on _______ and the deadline for application will be set on_______. The final list of folk school participants will be announced on the month of ________.
2. The folk school will be conducted for three weeks from _____________.
3. Applicants should fill-out the application form properly and submit via email to the foundation.
4. The May 18 Memorial Foundation – Education Committee, (composed of individuals from different organizations) is in-charge of selecting the final list of participants after a careful evaluation and assessment of applicants.
5. Guidelines of the Gwangju Asian Human Rights Folk School will be given to successful applicants.

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