Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung welcomes applicants from Arab countries in the Middle East and North Africa to apply for the 7th Regional Summer School. The Summer School will provide participants with interesting insights and different viewpoints from the region. Further, offer an excellent platform for exchanging ideas and sharing experiences. Adding on, The program promotes networking among civil society actors, researchers, and activists. In the region working in the fields of citizen participation and intervention in the urban space, local governance, sustainable development, gender, and environment.
Moreover, The topic of this year’s Regional Summer School will be “Our Cities Our Future: Civic Engagement in Urban Sustainable Development.” The sessions of the summer school will provide participants with skills and theoretical knowledge. To further their engagement within civil society and local community efforts. Additionally, towards sustainable development and recuperation of urban space in the MENA region.
The Summer School will focus on new approaches to sustainable urban development and citizen participation. Also, will critically assess current urbanization and gentrification trends as well as discuss housing rights, safe public transport. Further, the creation of green and accessible public spaces in the region’s cities. In addition, we will have a closer look at community interventions in the urban space through art, architecture and urban agroecology. Lastly, initiatives targeting the protection of the environment and climate action will be part of the program. Thereby, we will build on different regional experiences to offer a comparative perspective.
|Type of Opportunity||Exchange Programs|
|Event Date||29 July,2019 to 04 August,2019|
|Contact the organizer||+ 216 71 322 345|