The Eastern European Centre for Multiparty Democracy (EECMD) is pleased to announce a call for applications for participation in an intensive, two-week training program on politics and dialogue for Kyrgyzstan. The training is being organized by the EECMD in cooperation with Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy (NIMD). The training is part of the project “Regional Engagement to Advance the Creation of Hubs for Democracy” (REACH for Democracy). This project is funded by the European Union and aims to enhance pluralism and inclusiveness in the political party systems by targeting high-potential young leaders and female politicians in six EU partner countries.
The two-week intensive training on politics and dialogue will take place in the second half of September 2019 in Kakheti region, Georgia. The training module will provide education and skills training and will focus on the issues of democracy and politics; team building and communication strategies; political parties, elections and political ideologies; public speaking, advocacy and political dialogue skills. In addition, meetings with Georgian politicians and non-profit professionals will be organized to further facilitate the sharing of experiences with the participants of the training.
Eligibility: Representatives of political parties, NGOs, media and political movements from Kyrgyzstan are welcome. While there are no age restrictions, we encourage the applications of young politicians and women political practitioners and activists. Preference will be given to politically active young people. Full proficiency in English language is required.
Funding: All costs related to the travel and participation in the training will be covered.
Deadline for the applications is May 20, 2019.
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The training is part of the project “Regional Engagement to Advance the Creation of Hubs for Democracy” (REACH for Democracy), organized by the EECMD in cooperation with Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy (NIMD).