Deadline to apply: 11 February 2019

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The Young Mediterraenan Voices Programme is announcing a call for participation to invite young influencers to the second edition of the YMV COMMUNICATIONS LAB that will take place in Šibenik, Croatia on April 1-2, 2020. The Lab is organised in collaboration with the Anna Lindh Foundation‘s MED FORUM event. 

If you are interested in Communications and Digital Literacy, this is an opportunity to enhance your media skills. The Lab focuses on how to increase online reach and work in groups to create new compelling campaigns to reach audiences in your communities and beyond. We are looking for open-minded and passionate young communication influencers, interested in unleashing their creative talent and involved in inter-cultural dialogue. 

The international Lab will bring together participants from the Balkans and the Southern Mediterranean. The Foundation will offer the participants the travel costs, meals, accommodation and access to the MED FORUM 2020. 

Who can apply?
– Young people between 18 to 30 
– Nationality of / Residing in one of the priority countries:  Lebanon, Palestine, Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Libya, Jordan, Croatia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, B&H, Romania
– Experience in communication and social media networks 
– Demonstration of creativity or potential for development 
– Interest in Euro-Mediterranean issues/culture
– Knowledge around youth sector issues
– Demonstrated ability in spoken and written English

Young Mediterranean Voices seeks to empower young people to enhance a culture of dialogue, to contribute to public policy and shape media discourses, and to create a shared understanding with peers across the Mediterranean on how to address issues of common concern to their communities. 

The programme is coordinated by the Anna Lindh Foundation, in co-partnership with the British Council, Centre for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), Friends of Europe, the World Leadership Alliance-Club de Madrid, MEDAC and Soliya, funded by the European Commission and co-financed by the Government of Finland and World Bank Group.