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Apply to become part of our third Climate Communicators Network Meeting, 01-05 October 2018 in Alexandria

03 Sep 2018

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.


ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:


Participants must be:

  • Fluent in both English and Arabic language
  • Age 22 – 35
  • From “Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon and Iraq”
  • Free during the period 01-05 October 2018


HOW TO APPLY?

  • Send us a sample of your work; photography exhibition/ news article/ research paper/ campaign, but be creative when presenting the work you have done!
  • Download and fill in the application form
  • Download and fill in the information sheet
  • A copy of your passport
  • Send them all in one email to applications@swedalex.org


SELECTION PROCESS:

Swedish Institute Alexandria will select participants based on: gender equality, geographic distribution, your background and what we expect you to bring to the programme.


IMPORTANT DATES:

  • Announcing the call 01-06 September 2018
  • Inviting participants 06-09 September 2018
  • Visa and flight booking 09-25 September 2018
  • Arriving in Egypt 30 September 2018


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.


FOR QUESTIONS:

Please write to:
Waleed Mansour, Programme Officer
waleed.mansour@swedalex.org

Last updated 03 Sep 2018, 3.23 PM