Deadline:

3 October 2019 at 23:59 CET (Central European Time)

Location:

Tunis, Tunisia.

(Fully Funded)

Description

Call for Participants: Arab World Heritage Young Professionals Forum

The Arab World Heritage Young Professionals Forum is organized by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, under the World Heritage Education Programme.
The Forum aims to engage and empower youth in the Arab States region in their critical roles as global citizens towards peacebuilding, through the protection, preservation, and promotion of World Heritage.
The five-day Forum will gather up to 38 young professionals from the Arab States region, 2 representatives from each of the 19 countries.

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The Forum will enhance the participants’ understanding of the World Heritage Convention; enable them to exchange on the challenges faced in Arab States in relation to heritage; and discuss how culture can be leveraged to contribute to a future of peace for the region. In addition to building a peer network of like-minded individuals committed to this common goal, the young professionals will be encouraged to create an action plan and design projects/activities towards local communities, by applying the knowledge and skills acquired during the Forum.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Heritage

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, MAURITANIA.

Program Period

5 days.
From 2 to 6 December 2019

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

Participants are expected to:

  • have relevant experience in the field of World Heritage, and be working on protection, preservation, and promotion of heritage in their regular activities.
  • be working in and/or demonstrate interest in the promotion of peace.
  • be citizens of one of the 19 countries in the Arab States region.
  • be between 23 and 32 years of age on the date of application.
  • be fluent in English.
  • be motivated and committed to implementing the outcomes of the Forum in their respective countries.
  • be available for the entire duration of the Forum.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • All expenses related to the participation in the Forum will be covered (including transportation – economy class, meals and accommodation for the duration of the Forum).

How to Apply

First Step:  All interested candidates are invited to complete the online application form available here and fill in the required essays.

Second Step: Attach the required documents:

  • A copy of your Passport/ID
  • English Language Proficiency Certificate (Optional)
  • CV
  • One recommendation letter

Notes:

  • For any questions regarding the Forum and/or any difficulties encountered during the application process, kindly contact Ms Ines Yousfi, at the following email: i.yousfi@unesco.org
  •  The selected applicants will be informed in the second half of October.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Gehad Salem/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Mohamed Magdi Eweda / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team