Looking to visibly improve the welfare of your community, support local entrepreneurship and help create a favorable business environment making a meaningful contribution to your country’s economic revival? Then this opportunity is for you!
We know Lebanon has been facing a severe crisis on multiple fronts and that there is a strong need for proactive collaborative efforts that can boost the economy, improve the quality of life and promise a future to young people in their own country. As transition towards a greener, more sustainable economy is becoming an urgency worldwide, it also presents an opportunity to build back better.
With this perspective in mind the Robert Schuman Institute (RSI), with the support of the Eduardo Frei Foundation (EFF) is launching the call for application for its upcoming series of training courses entitled “Towards a strong and sustainable local economy”, with offline modules to be held between July 9-11, 2021 and September 17-19 in Jounieh, Lebanon. The event is designed for young politicians of local partners the European People’s Party (EPP), that is Lebanese Forces and Kataeb, who are looking to improve the local economic climate within their respective municipalities through formulating of prudent and viable economic policies, while expanding their network with relevant European partners.
Aims of the project:
20 young politicians between 22 – 35 years of age, members of local councils / members of local party boards / those responsible for local projects of the EPP partner parties of Lebanon: Lebanese Forces, Kataeb. They will be selected on the basis of individual applications endorsed by their parties.
Working language: English, without interpretation
Structure of the series
– Module 1: Local Economic Development (LED)/Addressing Unemployment (09-11 July, 2021) in Jounieh, Lebanon
– Module 2: Achieving sustainability (17-19 September, 2021), in Jounieh, Lebanon*
Skill training and personal development (Modules I-II)
The online application form must be filled before the deadline (Friday, June 25, 2021). We will consider complete application packages only!
Should you have questions with regard to the upcoming event, please contact Evgenia Jarabik, Project Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LOOKING FORWARD TO YOUR APPLICATIONS!