The South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation announces a call for participation in the Green Academy 2018 in Armenia! The Academy of 2018, planned for September, October and November, is divided into three educational modules: Reflecting on Green Values, Gender in Change and Peace Transformation. The module sessions are planned as two or three-day events in Yerevan once a month. Each session will feature both a theoretical part and a practical part. հայերեն
The Green discourse is marginal and peripheral in Armenia, yet the issue areas it covers have a central presence in the broader fabric of the country's political, economic, and social life. The Green Academy of Armenia will discuss broader political and economic discourses of Green Politics and debate how those discourses are (can be) transformed on Armenian reality promoting local diversity, autonomy, steady-state economy, peace and local economic self-reliance.
The aim of the academy is to provide knowledge, increase awareness of the participants and open up a platform primarily for the students, young activists, young politicians and public figures to discuss economic and social challenges from a green and gender democratic perspective in Armenia.
Residents of Armenia born between 1991 and 2000 permanently reside in the region are eligible to apply. Good command of English is desired. Students, young activists, journalists, scholars, and politicians from Armenia interested in and actively involved in civic activism are encouraged to apply for this call. Applicants do not need to be currently affiliated with any institution.
The deadline for applications is 31 July, 2018, 8:00 p.m.
The shortlisted applicants will invited to an interview by August 10, 2018.