MENA Leadership Academy

Functions and Organization of Civil Society Organizations in Democratic Societies

April15Sunday

Event fully booked

Date/time

April 15 - 20, 2018

Loc.

Madrid, Spain

Type

Workshop

First training of the second generation of the two-year MENA Leadership Academy program for young civil society activists from the MENA region

Program

Sunday, 15 April 2018

Arrival of participants

Monday, 16 April 2018

09:00 Welcoming Remarks

KAS and Casa Árabe

09:30 Introduction and Presentation of Participants

Moderated by KAS

11:00 Coffee break

11:30 Origins of Contemporary Democracy

Prof. Fernando Vallespín, Professor of Political Science, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

12:45 Lunch

14:15 Core Principles and Values of Democracy

Prof. Fernando Vallespín, Professor of Political Science, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

15:30 Coffee break

16:00 Community diversity and tolerance in a troubled Europe

Pedro Rojo, President, Fundación Al Fanar Para El Conocimiento Árabe

18:30 Guernica Tour

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

9:30 Successful CSO Management in Practice: Case Study ACF

Manuel Sánchez-Montero, Director of Advocacy and Institutional Relations, Acción Contra el Hambre España

11:00 Coffee break

11:30 Project Formulation (LFA/OOPP)

François Parnaud, Project Manager, Acción Contra el Hambre España

12:45 Development and Social Action Work in Spain

Alicia García Madrid, Social Programs Manager in Spain, Acción Contra el Hambre España

14:00 Lunch

15:30 Competency-based Human Resources Management

Sara Medina, Head of HR Management and Development, Acción Contra el Hambre España

16:35 Coffee break

16:45 Societies in Transition: CSOs in the MENA Region

Dr. Barah Mikail, Director, Stractegia

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

08:45 Project Implementation

François Parnaud, Project Manager, Acción Contra el Hambre España

10:00 An Organization’s Strategy for Submitting Projects

Belén Sarmiento, Program Manager, Acción Contra el Hambre España

11:15 Coffee break

11:30 Activating the Citizenry: How CSOs Shape Modern Societies in Europe

Tobias Köck, President, German Federal Youth Council

13:30 Lunch

15:00 Visit to ‘Action Against Hunger’ Headquarters

Lidia Goodman, Quality and Organizational Reference, Acción Contra el Hambre España

19:00 Alternative Ways of Youth Participation in the Political and Social Landscape of the MENA Region

Public Roundtable in Casa Arabe

Thursday, 19 April 2018

09:00 Managing Political Advocacy and Institutional Relations

Jean Raphael Poitou, Desk Officer, Advocacy and Institutional Relations, Acción Contra el Hambre España

10:15 Project Evaluation

Ana Martín, Quality Manager, Acción Contra el Hambre España

11:30 Coffee break

12:00 Reflection and Elaboration of Project Ideas

Dr. Wilhelm Hofmeister, Director, KAS Spain/Portugal

13:30 Lunch

15:00 Drafting of Project Designs

Dr. Wilhelm Hofmeister, Director, KAS Spain/Portugal

16:30 Conclusion and Evaluation of MENA LA Training

Moderated by KAS PolDiMed and Spain/Portugal

18:00 City Tour

Thursday, 19 April 2018

Departure of Participants

Contact person

Dr. Canan Atilgan

Director Regional Program Political Dialogue South Mediterranean

Dr. Canan Atilgan
Phone +216 70 02 94 60
Fax +216 71 96 23 81
Languages: Deutsch,‎ English,‎ Türkçe,‎ русский,‎ Français

Simon Engelkes

Project Coordinator

Simon Engelkes
Phone +216 70 02 94 60
Fax +216 71 96 23 81
Languages: Deutsch,‎ English,‎ عربي