Are you a young cultural practitioner looking to develop and strengthen your cultural leadership skills in an international working context? Then the Global Cultural Leadership Programme is designed for you.
For the first edition of the programme, the Cultural Diplomacy Platform is looking specifically for applications from outstanding cultural managers from the ten Strategic Partners of the EU (three participants from each of these ten countries: Brazil, Canada, China, Japan, India, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, South Korea and the USA), as well as from EU Member States (ten EU participants from different EU counties). The participants to the Global Cultural Leadership Programme will come from different fields of relevant cultural practice in their respective countries and represent sectors that are specifically interested in reaching out with their work globally.
This first Global Cultural Leadership Programme will take place in Valletta, Malta from October 16–21
- work for a cultural civil society organisation (NGO), a cultural enterprise (social or for profitmaking) or a public cultural institution (such as museums, libraries, or music venues that operate on local, regional and national levels)
- have (some) previous experience in international networking and cultural exchange and have relevant working experience in the field of 3 to 5 years
- are working in a field or position that allows them to act as local/national multipliers of new leadership knowledge and global cultural networking
- hold a relevant (leading) position in their organisation
- are strongly interested in international cultural collaboration and wish to further develop professionally in a global working context
- show a strong awareness of intercultural sensitivities and are passionate about working on cultural issues and topics of global relevance. Language criteria and age requirements:
- have a very good working knowledge of English
- are (preferably) 25 – 39 years of age
up-to-date CV (not more than two A4 pages and using the attached format)
expression of interest (not more than 500 words) setting out their motivation to participate. Expression of interest should outline what participants can bring to the learning group for sharing with their peers during the training. They should also state what they intend to take away, from the training, to their own working realities back home.
project description: in addition, candidates should provide a description of an ongoing or prospective cultural project (not more than 1000 words, pictures and media support are also accepted) that is being implemented/ is to be implemented in the near future. Candidates should specify the following:
- Background and context
- Strategic and specific goals
- Main activities
- Expected results and impact
- Individual implication
Applications (preferably in pdf format) and inquiries shall be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Selected candidates (30 from the ten strategic countries, 10 from the EU) will be informed about their participation by August 20, 2016. The project team shall take care of all travel preparations (including visas) and bookings, in direct contact with all 40 selected participants.
The deadline for submitting applications is August 1st at 23:59 CET (Brussels) time.
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