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Call for Applications: EUMEF – Germany Capacity Building Workshop 2016 for MENA Countries

Brief description: EUMEF invites twenty young and mid-level experts and professionals from the MENA region and Europe, working in think tanks, research institutes, politics or civil society organizations, and whose work focuses on socio-economic developments in Morocco or Tunisia.

Programme Timeline:  20th – 23rd November 2016

Application Deadline:  4 September 2016.

Eligible Countries: Morocco, Tunisia, other countries of the MENA region, or the EU.

To be taken at (country): Rabat, Morocco

Programme Title: “Socio-Economic Challenges and Opportunities: What Does the Future Hold for Morocco and Tunisia?”

About the Award: DGAP’s EU-Middle East Forum (EUMEF), in cooperation with the German Federal Foreign Office, the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (ifa), the Robert Bosch Stiftung, the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, and the Rabat Social Studies Institute (RSSI), is welcoming applications for its upcoming capacity building workshop on “Socio-Economic Challenges and Opportunities: What Does the Future Hold for Morocco and Tunisia?” (Scenario Planning and Strategic Policy Analysis).

During the workshop, the participants will receive an introduction to scenario planning and strategic policy analysis. In two working groups, they will then develop their own scenarios for possible socio-economic developments in Morocco and Tunisia. Presentations by renowned experts will complement the scenario planning sessions.

Type: Events and Workshops

Eligibility: 

  • Young and mid-level professionals (aged around 27-40) with at least two years of professional work experience in policy analysis or policy making in think tanks, academic research institutions, politics or civil society, with a focus on Morocco or Tunisia.
  • Participants should come from or currently reside in Morocco, Tunisia, other countries of the MENA region, or the EU.
  • The working language of the workshop is English.

Number of Awardees: 20

Value of Award: The organizers will cover accommodation and provide for travel subsidies based on participants’ country of residence (maximum 350€ for participants travelling from the EU, 400€ for participants travelling from Tunisia or other countries of the MENA region and 50€ for participants based in Morocco)

How to Apply: To apply, please submit the attached application form and a one-page outline of what you perceive to be the greatest socio-economic challenges facing either Morocco or Tunisia within the next ten years and what your main concerns are regarding the respective country’s future development. Please read the call for applications as well as the application form carefully, as they explain the details of the application procedure and the workshop to [email protected] .

Please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected] in case you have any further questions.

Visit Programme Webpage for details

Award Provider: EU-Middle East Forum (EUMEF) , German Federal Foreign Office, the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (ifa), the Robert Bosch Stiftung, the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, and the Rabat Social Studies Institute (RSSI)

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