OPEN CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS-“Right of Representation and Participation”

Do you want to learn how to fight corruption and promote good governance in your village?
Do you think that your “voice” is important in your community and you want to be heard?
Do you have plans to be a “leader” in your village / town / community?
Interested? Then apply to “Right of Representation and Participation”

What is and why does “Right of Representation and Participation exist?

The “Right of Representation and Participation” training  is one key activity that “Albanian Alps Alliance” network is organizing, on behalf of the project “Regional Natural Parks Need Sustainable Management” in order to address important issues in their communities. The training will include referrals from lecturers who will be well-known biodiversity and resource management experts at the local level, digital skills lecturers and online presence (timely information). Part of the agenda will also be familiarizing with the laws and administrative responsibilities of a natural park, methods of preparation and provision of information, good governance examples, etc. At the end of the training, the trainees will be equipped with a certificate, which will be released jointly by the EU, PACT and AAA.

Positive change is possible only through comprehensive and a proactive approach and that can be done with young people who want to learn and then to invest their time and knowledge in development of their  area through law enforcement, good governance, anti-corruption, tourism development, community activism, social entrepreneurship and by raising awareness about positive examples.

What are we looking for?

The “Right of Representation and Participation” training is an inter-related theory-practice training aiming at increasing skills and readiness to raise the youth voice in community by sharing and acquiring best practices of “being present” in their area and improving leadership. The first day will be theory and the second day will be practice in the area.

We are looking for 20 highly motivated and active youth (16-28 years old), high school and college students and young professionals alike, with sufficient command of English, who are socially active and come from rural communities and municipalities of regional natural parks SHKREL & NIKAJ-MERTUR (mandatory) who want to participate in a challenging learning event.

When and Where?

The “Right of Representation and Participation” training will take place on two locations (theory day):

In Shkrel, on 17th of November 2017.

In Nikaj-Mertur, on 24th of November 2017.

All costs are covered, but what do they cover?

This project is financed by the EU, within the framework of the program, PACT, which is being implemented by ANTTARC.  All costs relevant to participation in the project will be covered which includes:

  • catering (lunch + coffee break);
  • transport for all participants;
  • and some social activities.

How to apply?

  1. Prepare your CV
  2. Send it to the email [email protected]

Mail subject format:  “YOUR FULL NAME – Right of Representation and Participation”

Deadline to apply: Thursday, 15th of November 2017 23:59 CEST

We are looking forward to reading your applications and if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to contact us by e-mail: [email protected] or on our Facebook page.

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