“Youth Dialogue and Peacebuilding” Summer School

berghof and peace musuem

The 5-day course will bring together young leaders of the region who are interested in learning more about dialogue and peacebuilding skills. The participants will get to know and discuss concepts and principles of dialogue and peacebuilding and conditions for having a more peaceful society in a diverse and multicultural environment. They will practice how to engage in constructive dialogues as well.
The course will be facilitated in an interactive and participatory manner with trust building activities, dialogue exercises, role plays and storytelling elements.


This summer School is organized jointly by Tehran Peace Museum and Berghof Foundation

 

Date, Venue and Language of the Course:
Date: 19 until 23 September 2017 (including one day excursion)
Application deadline: Please note that the application deadline is extended to July 31.
Venue: Tehran Peace Museum, Tehran, Iran
Course language: English

 

Applicants from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Kuwait, KSA, Bahrain, Qatar, UAE, Yemen, Oman, Palestine, Afghanistan and Pakistan are eligible to apply for the course.

 

Full scholarships for all participants are available which includes travel, visa, accommodation and full board.

To read more about this summer school please click here and to download the application form, please click here.

To apply for the course, please send the following documents (in word or pdf format) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by July 20th, 2017:


1. Letter of interest (300 - 400 words)
2. CV (maximum 2 pages)
3. The completed application form
4. (Certificate of English language fluency is preferred.)

 

All questions regarding the admission process should be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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