“Respect for human rights is a shared dream that is made real by efforts of individuals working together in their own communities and across borders. Please give generously to support DTP.”  

Professor José Ramos-Horta, Nobel Peace Laureate, DTP's Founder & Patron 




"He was the first Professor I had ever met in person, as an orator and teacher of human and Indigenous rights, he grabbed my heart and soul and I am now for-ever a human rights defender".


Emeritus Professor Garth Nettheim - Co-Founder of DTP, 1933-2018


Donations in memory of Professor Garth Nettheim 


Become "A Friend of the Diplomacy Training Program" 

Since its establishment by José Ramos-Horta and Garth Nettheim in 1989, the Diplomacy Training Program has emerged as a unique organisation playing a significant role in providing knowledge and skills to frontline human rights defenders across the Asia-Pacific region and to Indigenous Australians.

In 2003, José Ramos-Horta launched the Friends of the Diplomacy Training Program.

Through their donations, Friends of the Diplomacy Training Program:

  • Enable human rights defenders and advocates to receive the training they need to make a difference in their communities and our region.
  • Ensure the independence of the Diplomacy Training Program enabling it to respond to the needs of advocates on the frontline.
  • Are investing in peaceful diplomacy today to avoid the costs of conflict tomorrow.

You can make an Impact! – See the stories of human rights defenders

Donations of $2 or more are tax deductible* 

DTP was granted Deductible Gift Recipient Status (DGR) in 2009. 


Diplomacy Training Program

c/- Faculty of Law, UNSW
Sydney, NSW 2052

ABN: 31 003 925 148

All donations will be receipted. 

If you have any queries about making a donation, please contact + (61 2) 9385 3549.