As part of the EU funded project El Hiwar II which since 2013 have been strengthening dialogue and co-operation among key regional actors on Euro-Arab relations, The College of Europe has launched a call for participants for the El-Hiwar Summer School on Euro-Arab Relations that will be held in Bruges (Belgium) from the 15th to the 19th of July 2019.
The El-Hiwar Summer School on Euro-Arab Relations is a unique opportunity for participants from the League of Arab States and the European Union member states to learn, connect, debate and exchange views while exploring concrete actions to strengthen Euro- Arab relations. It is open to students, young researchers and professionals or activists that are interested in Euro-Arab relations and how the Euro-Arab dialogue works (origins, current priorities, actors, etc.). Selected participants will develop their skills in advocacy, project design, policy making and policy paper drafting lectures through workshops, roundtable discussions and a study visit to EU institutions.
The summer school will focus on four key areas:
Furthermore, El Hiwar II will cover all the costs including the tuition, the transportation from your place of residence to Bruges (including visa costs, when applicable) and full-board accommodation in Bruges for the duration of the Summer School.
Applicants willing to attend El-Hiwar Summer School on Euro-Arab Relations have to draft a short proposal (300 words) putting forward a concrete idea that could strengthen Euro-Arab dialogue .
The event will take place in English but translation and interpretation to/from Arabic is foreseen.
The deadline to fill in the application form is May 2nd 2019.
For more information you can have a look at the attached programme.
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.