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Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Regional Training Program for Young Leaders from MENA Region 2018/2019

After 25 young civil society activists from the Middle East and North Africa completed the first MENA Leadership Academy, the KAS Regional Programme South Mediterranean is now calling for applications to the second MENA LA 2018/2019.

Application Deadline: 15th December 2017

Eligible Countries: Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon

To Be Taken At (Country): Tunis, Tunisia, Spain and Germany

About the Award: Acknowledging the necessity to strengthen civic engagement and participation in the MENA region, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is launching a regional training program, designed for young adults from the Middle East and North Africa. The overall objective of the training program is to enhance the knowledge of a professional methodology for civic activism; strengthen the understanding of and the capacity for democratic participation of civil society; increase the CSO contribution to economic and social development processes as well as their role as mediator between citizens and state in terms of articulating interests and defending citizens’ rights. Moreover, the program aims at motivating young people to participate in the civic life and local development of their respective countries.

Type: Training, Workshop

Eligibility: 

  • Citizen of the following MENA region countries: Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon
  • Age: Between 20 and 30 years
  • Active in a civil society organization or any other form of civic engagement
  • Very good command of the English language
  • Available to contribute to the entire program cycle 2018-2019.

Number of Awards: 25

Value of Award: 25 selected participants from seven countries will follow a unique program cycle throughout 2018 and 2019 comprising a series of four trainings to strengthen organizational and functional capabilities of CSOs. The program will furthermore focus on individual skill trainings such as communications and negotiation workshops. The training series will be finalized with a study trip to Germany.

Duration of Program: The training program will take place over a two-year period

How to Apply: Applications should not be submitted later than 15 December 2017 to Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung’s Regional Program South Mediterranean.

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

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