Within a new addition of the existing programmes for cultural exchange our friends from Tandem are looking for 20 civil society and cultural activists from Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, and from Libyan initiatives and collectives displaced in these countries. Application Deadline for the Second Round: November 23, 2020:
“We aim to establish vital ecosystems as an enabling environment for political, social and economic inclusion of young people across the MENA region. More than ever, we do need a 360° perspective. In the spirit of ‘Doing-it-together’, the one-year programme Tandem 360° offers a space to experiment with multidisciplinary project ideas, ecosystem mapping and inventive approaches to create change through culture.”
Tandem is a cultural collaboration program that strengthens civil society in Europe and neighbouring regions. There are currently seven Tandem programmes which focus on different regions and topics:
Tandem Europe – Tandem Fryslân – Tandem Ukraine – Tandem Turkey – Tandem Al-Emarat – Tandem Shaml– Tandem Western Balkans.
Tandem 360° is a new addition to the existing Tandem programmes for cultural exchange looking for 20 civil society and cultural activists to join the second round of Tandem 360°. We are looking for the organisations that can share the knowledge of their field/discipline AND they have some experience and interest in developing their local/regional/cross-sectoral cooperation.
In the spirit of ‘Doing-it-together’, the one-year programme Tandem 360° offers a space to experiment with multidisciplinary project ideas, ecosystem mapping and inventive approaches to create change through culture. More than ever, we do need a 360° perspective. By taking an all-around view on the work and activities of cultural organisations in the selected countries, this programme allows professionals working in culture and civil society from many different disciplines to acquire skills required for ecosystem mapping: looking at not only who they are or why they do what they do, but also at the tools and resources each organisation has or needs to be able to function – engaging in long-term partnerships and deepening their understanding of the local environment, the roles of its players and its complex relations.
Participating organisations will get a chance to connect with change-makers across the region. The Tandem process provides hands-on possibilities for getting real insights into diverse cultural scenes. Participants gain practical experience by collaborating within rapidly changing fields in their regions.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY:
Independent cultural NGOs, non-hierarchical and open-minded public institutions or civil society initiatives which are well rooted in a local community and have an established professional network
are based in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Sudan and Tunisia. We also invite and strongly encourage displaced Libyan organisations’ based in these countries to apply. Accepted languages are Arabic, English and French.
You should have the (organisational and financial) capacity, ambition and experience to engage in a one-year intensive international programme, as well as be ready to commit to providing sufficient work time of one employee in your organisation.
HOW TO APPLY:
For more information and inquires please contact:
Hatam Salama, Tandem programme adviser at MitOst:
All information can be found on the website of Tandem.