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Call for applications: BA-TWAS-AAAS Regional Workshop on Science Diplomacy
The Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) through the Center for Special Studies and Programs (CSSP), The World Academy of Sciences for the Advancement of Science in Developing Countries’ Arab Regional Partner (TWAS-AREP) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) are seeking candidates to participate in the regional workshop on science diplomacy, that will be held on 12-16 June 2019 in Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt.
Deadline Extended
27 March 2019
Location of the event
Alexandria, Egypt
Eligible Applicants
Algeria
Bahrain
Djibouti
Egypt
Iraq
Jordan
Kuwait
Lebanon
Libya
Morocco
Oman
Palestine (West Bank and Gaza Strip)
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
Sudan
Syria
Tunisia
United Arab Emirates
Yemen
Field
Science Diplomacy

This workshop is designed for young Arab scientists (below the age of 40) living and working in the Arab Region, whose research and wider engagement have brought them into the international policy-making arena, as well as policymakers and diplomats interested in some of the central science-based themes that might influence their work, in addition to representatives from NGOs and other sectors working at the science-diplomacy interface. Alumni will join a global network of young leaders and innovators reaching across borders to address societal challenges and become agents of change in their countries and sectors.
Special consideration will be given to applications from refugee young Arab young scientists who come from countries suffering from war but may be living in other countries.

The completed application should be submitted via the online system which is accessible HERE

Deadline to apply - 17 March 2019.

For any inquiries, please contact:

Ms. Israa Elfayoumi
Head, Researchers' Support and Development Unit
Scientific Activities Section
Center for Special Studies & Programs (CSSP)
Academic Research Sector
Library of Alexandria
Chatby 21526
Alexandria, Egypt
Tel: +203 483 9999 Ext: 6142
Fax:+203 482 0469
Email: TWAS.AREP@bibalex.org

Deadline extended (override): 
27 March 2019
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