Call for Applications: Regional Youth Exchange Programme on Gender Equality

Deadline: 1 April 2016

Swedish Institute Alexandria (SwedAlex) and the Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute (DEDI) are currently inviting young people from the EU-MENA region to apply for its Regional Youth Exchange Programme in Alexandria, Egypt, with an aim to conceptualize a gender agenda that is conducive and sustainable.

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The four days program will include interactive activities mainly based on participant’s insights and knowledge.


The programme will address the following themes:

  • What is a gender agenda?
  • Equality and/or Feminism.
  • Gender Equality and Political Parties.

Eligibility Criteria

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  • Participants should be working in a NGO, a government body, or an active member of a political party.
  • Participant can be student doing research in the area of equality, gender, and development.
  • Participant’s eligibility requirements must include:
    • Age: 22 – 32
    • Regions: From MENA and Europe
    • Professional and Educational Background: youth working in civil society, government, academia, political party, or a student researching in this area, and have a clear interest in the topic.
    • Eligible participants should be working in a NGO, a government body, or an active member of a political party.
    • Language: Fluent in English

How to Apply

Applicants must download the application form via given website and submit required documents:

  • Application form
  • CV
  • Biography (One paragraph + a recent picture)
  • Letter of motivation, explain in 500 words
  • Contact information sheet (Email/Phone number/Address/Nearest Airport)
  • A presentation in less than 8 slides

For more information, please visit Youth Programme.

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