Call for application: Third Edition of the Averroes Academy – Turkey

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Call for application

Istanbul, Turkey

Application deadline is November 1st, 2016
(Open For English Speakers Only)



Advancing business friendly reforms, entrepreneurship and empowering
strong competitive private sector in MENA countries

This third edition of the Averroes academy is an extension of the first and second edition of the Averroes Academy organised by the Arab centre for scientific research and humane studies. This edition focuses on building the capacity of active members of civil society organisations to advance and advocate for economic reforms in their countries.

This edition will specifically focus on advocating reforms and insightful ideas for change aiming at improving the business climate, promoting entrepreneurship and empowering a strong and competitive private sector. Rather than focusing on large and broad macro-economic reforms, we want the participants to concentrate on reforms that improve the competitiveness of their countries and as such help in creating jobs and improving the well being of citizens.

The Program will be conducted according to the following schedule:

-July-November: Selection Process
-12th To 18th , 2016 December: First Training Istanbul, Turkey (20 Participants).
-January to May 2017: Mentoring, webinars and online coaching.
-Mid of May: Final training (10 selected Participants), Istanbul, Turkey.

The Arab centre for scientific research and humane studies will cover:
-95 per cent of the flight ticket price- upon arrival to Turkey.
-Accommodation for the period of the training.
- Site visits planned on the program.
- Visa Fees

Application is open for English speaking citizens of the Following countries:
- Syria
- Iraq
- Lebanon
- Afghanistan
- Iran
- Palestine
- Turkey

To apply to the program please fill in the form: Link (The from must be filled in English)

Application deadline is November 1st, 2016.


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