Swedish Institute Alexandria in collaboration with the Climate Action Network and Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism of the American University in Cairo are holding the annual programme “Climate Communicators Network Meeting” with a focus on campaigning for renewable energy, the global commons and banning plastics in water. The programme will give new ideas and tools for campaigning and raising awareness on these subjects. Participants will also get a chance to become members of a network of environmental campaigners from all around the region.
WHO CAN APPLY?
We are looking for 30 participants from the MENA region to join our programme in Alexandria during the period 1-5 October 2018. Participants must be involved in promoting knowledge and communicating information on climate change, sustainability and renewable energy.
Participants must be:
HOW TO APPLY?
Swedish Institute Alexandria will select participants based on: gender equality, geographic distribution, your background and what we expect you to bring to the programme.
COSTS AND EXPENSES:
Swedish Institute Alexandria will cover your flight and accommodation costs during the programme in Egypt. We will also provide you with transportation from/ to the airports to the city of Alexandria.
Only selected applicants will be notified via email. Applicants who were not selected will not be contacted. This is because we receive large amounts of applications and we cannot respond individually.
ABOUT THE PROGRAMME:
Climate Communicators Network Meeting commenced 2 years ago in Alexandria. The programme targets researchers, writers, journalists, artists and bloggers in the field of climate and environment. It aims at creating a network for sharing knowledge and best practices in the MENA region for those concerned with climate activism. During the course of the programme, you will learn new media and communication tools to promote the knowledge you have or the ideas you wish to share with your society.
Please write to:
Waleed Mansour, Programme Officer