Nov 3, 2010

CfA: Leadership in Practice: Training for Young Leaders of Macedonia

DevelopingNegotiati on, Advocacy and Lobbying Skills of Young Leaders of Macedonia


The Institute for Strategic Research andEducation (ISIE) is an independent, nonprofit think-tank, established in 2004with the primary mission to encourage and facilitate the research for strategicproblems in Macedonia and the broader region as well as informing and educatingthe citizens for the aforementioned problems and offering viable solution forthem.

ISIE has a great honor to invite you to apply for our Leadership in Practice program.

Leadershipin practice (LEAP) is national interethnic youth project aimed at development of leadership capacity of young leaders (18-22) ofthe communities in Macedonia.

Leadership in practice will take place on December 17-19, 2010 in Ohrid.Participants will arrive on December 17th and depart on the 19thDecember. All costs (accommodation, board and public transportation) of the selectedparticipant s are covered by the organizer.

During the event participants will have theopportunity to participate in workshopsaimed at providing the participants with key strategic tools to help themsucceed as community leaders and in organizational development, including:lectures, case studies and interactive exercises, minority advocacy, andstrategic planning for action on specific issues. Besides that, theparticipants will have chance to prove theirleadership, negotiations, advocacy and lobbying skills in an actual role-playsimulation . The participants will be divided in mixed teams and assigned toplay the role of one of the relevant stakeholders in the scenario. After theend of the event, participants will be expected to conduct a follow-up activity in their community. Allactivities will be conducted in English.

LEAP will gather a group of twenty outstandingyoung leaders from ethnically, politically and geographically diverse regionsof Macedonia. The participants will be selected through an open call forapplications based on their academic and community achievements. Selected applicantsshould have previous leadership experience.

Applicant criteria:

Young leaders from Macedonia that show genuine interest in negotiations, advocacy and lobbying
Age between 18 and 22
Have good knowledge of English language
Readiness to conduct a follow-up activity in their community after the event and write an individual report. The organization of follow-up activities will be assisted by the organizer.
Motivation to stay in contact with the other participants after the event

Please submit completed application formtogether with your CV not later than November20, 2010 to the following email address isie@mail.orgwith “Leadership in Practice 2010� as the e-mail subject heading. The application form could be downloaded from mk

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*This project was funded, in part, through U.S. Embassy grant. Theopinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed herein arethose of the Author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the Departmentof State.

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