There are some 300 million young people in the Middle East and North Africa. Tens of millions of them have no jobs, no opportunities, and no voice. This represents an enormous challenge – but also a...
Celebrating three years of achievements, the Young Moroccan Voices (YMV), launched in Morocco in 2012 jointly by the Anna Lindh Foundation and the British Council, is organising a week-long of debate and dialogue activities at the Centre for Training and National Forum in Rabat from the 21st to the 23rd of March 2015.
“This House Believes that Educational Systems in Egypt should fight Gender-Based Stereotypes.” – This is the motion of the public debate, the Young Arab Voices programme in Egypt organises at the Greek Campus in downtown Cairo on 8 March 2015, culminating a week-long of activities of the YAV Egypt Week and celebrating the International Women’s Day 2015. An interactive debate-styled theatre will follow the public debate discussing gender-based separation at schools and universities in the country.
The Young Arab Voices regional programme is organizing its YAV Egypt Week 2015 in Cairo, between 5 to 8 March 2015. The agenda includes a rich and powerful programme of activities, ranging from trainings, mini debate tournaments and debate-styled theatre workshop. The YAV Egypt Week is bringing together 25 young men and women from across the country.
More than 40 YAVers will participate in the Dawrak Moltaqa, which will be organised at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the headquarters of the international secretariat of the Anna Lindh Foundation. The YAVers are participants of the Young Arab Voices programme from Jordan, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco.
The Young Arab Voices Week UK is a unique opportunity bringing together twelve youth debaters from the Arab region and the United Kingdom for an exciting and rich programme of activities of debate and dialogue, taking place in London, United Kingdom.
Young Arab Voices (YAV) is a joint initiative of leading cultural institutes the Anna Lindh Foundation and British Council, and is focused on supporting young people’s skills and opportunities for debating and advocacy. Launched in response to the historic 2011 Arab Uprisings, and new demands for public voice, the programme has already led to the establishment of debating clubs in schools, universities, NGOs and youth centres. Information and Application Form are available in English, Arabic and French.
The "Young Arab Voices" is a regional project, jointly launched by the British Council and the Anna Lindh Foundation, aims at developing skills and opportunities for youth-led debate across the Arab region.