Young Med Voices Malta seminar for new leadership: Call for participants now open

September 3, 2018
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The Anna Lindh Foundation, in partnership with the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies (MEDAC) and the World Leadership Alliance-Club de Madrid, is organising on 14-19 January 2019 the first Regional Leadership Seminar in the framework of its flagship “Young Mediterranean Voices” programme.

A call for participants has been launched. The deadline to apply is 20 September 2018.

Participants aged 18-30 from the following Southern Mediterranean countries are encouraged to apply: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia.

The Regional Leadership Seminar will bring together 20/24 young emerging leaders from the participating countries of the Young Mediterranean Voices (YMV) for a 5-day programme including access to international institutions, media mentoring networks, and European peers. The seminar will combine innovative methodologies to support the participants to work together in a fresh and exciting way, with a focus on tackling a common challenge relevant to societies to the south and north of the Mediterranean.

Young Mediterranean Voices (YMV) is the flagship debate programme connecting civil society, education and policy-makers across the Southern Mediterranean and Europe. The programme provides a pioneering platform to open doors for young influencers to shape policy and media narratives. YMV seeks to empower young people to enhance a culture of dialogue, to contribute to public policy and shape media discourses, and to create a shared understanding with peers across the Mediterranean on how to address issues of common concern to their communities.

The Anna Lindh Foundation for Inter-Cultural Dialogue promotes knowledge, mutual respect and inter-cultural dialogue between the people of the Euro-Mediterranean region, working through a network of more than 3,000 civil society organisations in 43 countries. Its budget is co-funded by the EU (€10 million) and the EU Member States (€6 million).


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Anna Lindh Foundation – website

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Tunisia