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The deadline for the 2017 U.S. Youth Ambassadors program to Colombia has been extended to Tuesday, March 14th. We are seeking youth (15-17) and educators (21+) in PA, WY, SC, AR, TN, MO, MA, NE, VA, MD, TX and Washington, D.C. All expenses paid! Apply today >>
Deadline: 25 March 2017, at 23:59 CET (Brussels) time.
Open to: nationals of (and are working for organisations in) Brazil, Canada, China, Japan, India, Mexico, Russia, the Republic of South Africa, the Republic of South Korea or the USA as well as nationals of (and are working for organisations in) the 28 Member States of the European Union.
Venue: 19-23 June 2017 in Athens, Greece
Are you a young cultural practitioner looking to develop and strengthen your cultural leadership skills? Then the Global Cultural Leadership Programme is designed just for you!
Through its framework, content and methodology, the Global Cultural Leadership Programme (GCLP) specifically aims to improve the skills of cultural managers, as well as develop collaborative peer-to-peer learning and network building.
The programme offers a set of learning modules, tools and manuals for practice-based learning, giving you opportunities to build meaningful collaborations at the global level, and enabling you to develop fresh insights into international cultural collaboration practices.For the second edition of the GCLP, the Cultural Diplomacy Platform is looking specifically for applications from outstanding cultural managers from the ten Strategic Partners of the EU (three participants from each of these ten countries: Brazil, Canada, China, Japan, India, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, South Korea and the USA), as well as from the 28 European Union Member States (ten participants, each from a different EU countries).
The participants to the GCLP 2017 will come from different fields of relevant cultural practice in their respective countries and represent sectors that are specifically interested in reaching out with their work globally.
This second edition of the GCLP will take place in Athens, Greece on 19-23 June 2017.
The 40 participants of the Global Cultural Leadership Programme (GCLP) will come from different fields of relevant cultural practice in their countries and represent sectors that are specifically interested in reaching out with their work globally. For the second edition of the programme, the Cultural Diplomacy Platform will look specifically for applications from outstanding cultural managers who fill in the criteria below:
- are nationals/permanent residents of (and are working for organisations in) Brazil, Canada, China, Japan, India, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, South Korea or the USA (a maximum of three participants from each of these ten countries will be selected),
- are nationals/permanent residents of (and are working for organisations in) the 28 EU Member States
- (a maximum of ten EU participants in total will be selected, each one from a different EU country).
- work for a cultural civil society organisation (NGO), a cultural enterprise (social or for profitmaking) or a public cultural institution (such as museums, libraries, or music venues that operate on local, regional and national levels),
- have relevant working experience in the field of 3 to 5 years,
- have (some) previous experience in international networking and cultural exchange,
- are working in a field or position that allows them to act as local/national multipliers of new leadership knowledge and global cultural networking, and
- hold a relevant (leading) position in their organisation.
- are strongly interested in international cultural collaboration and wish to further develop professionally in a global working context,
- show a strong awareness of intercultural sensitivities and are passionate about working on cultural issues and topics of global relevance.
Language criteria and age requirements
- have a very good working knowledge of English,
- are (preferably) 25-39 years of age.
- As stated in the Call for Participants, all travel (full roundtrip flights and local transports in Malta) and accommodation (5 hotel nights, including breakfast) costs for selected participants will be covered by the Programme.
- Most of the meals will also be covered by the Programme. The Programme does not cover the local transport in your own country.
- There is no additional participation fee.
Candidates will be selected by the management team of the Cultural Diplomacy Platform and the five experts/tutors who deliver the programme.
Selected candidates (30 from the ten Strategic Partners of the EU, and ten from the EU) will be informed about their participation by mid-April 2017.
The management team will assist selected participants in their travel preparations (including visas) and bookings.
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Apply by March 10
Applications are open for SEARAC’s 2017 Leadership and Advocacy Training (LAT), to be held in Washington, DC, June 26-28, 2017. The LAT program is intended for members of Southeast Asian American communities and allies who want to learn how to translate their own experiences in their families, schools, and communities into powerful advocacy to fight for policy change.
Our 2017 LAT training will focus specifically on immigration and deportation policy, with a special emphasis on the deportation consequences of old criminal convictions. Cambodian, Hmong, Lao, and Vietnamese immigrants and refugees are 3-4 times more likely than other immigrants to be deported because of old criminal convictions.
Deportation touches the lives of so many of our Southeast Asian American families, but stigma, fear, and shame keep many families from speaking out.
The 2017 LAT cohort will change that. The group will include people directly impacted by deportation, their friends and family, students, activists, formerly-incarcerated community members, and staff of community-based organizations.
The training will focus on the policies behind deportation in the Southeast Asian American community, as well as the intersecting issues that contribute to high rates of criminalization, including:
- History of the SEAA refugee and resettlement experience
- Mental health and intergenerational trauma
- School discipline policies, high school push-out, and bullying
The third day of the LAT program will culminate in Congressional advocacy visits.
How to apply
SEARAC will cover the majority of travel and lodging expenses for accepted applicants living outside of the Washington, DC area, but participants may be responsible for a portion of their travel costs.
We welcome individuals from all 50 states to apply. Because of key opportunities in the Senate, we especially encourage applications from community members in Minnesota, California, Rhode Island, North Carolina, and Texas.
Applicants should expect final decisions and invitations by early April.
Training dates: June 26 – 28, 2017
Applications due: March 10, 2017
Deadline: 31 March 2017
Open to: MA, PhD students or young professionals with a university degree in the field of political and social sciences, who are between the age 21 – 35
Venue: Budapest, Hungary from 3 to 14 July, 2017
Organised by the Antall József Knowledge Centre annually, the Antall József Summer School is a two-week alternative educational programme putting under scrutiny the most pivotal cooperation of the Central European region, the Visegrad Cooperation.
Many aspects of this partnership are examined during the event including history, foreign and security policy, economy policy, energy policy, innovation, culture and tourism, and the question of sustainability via lectures, workshops, debates and roundtable discussions.
The Knowledge Centre invites 50 participants, aged 21-35, primarily from V4 countries, the CEI, Western Balkan, and Eastern Partnership member states. Please note that scholarships are granted automatically upon acceptance. You do not have to apply for them.
To apply successfully, you have to:
- fill in the Online Application Form 2017
- submit a maximum one page Curriculum Vitae or Resume (including publication list, if available)
- submit a Letter of Recommendation (the letter of recommendation must be written in English by a faculty member or job supervisor, and it should be no older than 3 months)
- provide a Proof of English Proficiency (Language Certificate Required, minimum level: B2)
– All application materials must be submitted via the online application form. Materials sent by regular post or email will not be considered.
– Please submit your application only when it is final and complete as applications cannot be edited after submission.
– Registration Fee: 80 EUR – The registration fee shall be transferred to our account only after you are admitted to the Summer School – all applicants are bound to pay the registration fee, regardless of nationality or financial status.
– Please kindly note that there is an age limit, so we accept applications from people aged 21-35.
Application Deadline is 31 March 2017
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