Sunday, 15. July 2018 – Saturday, 21. July 2018

Regional Summer School 2018 - Tunis

Date, Time
Sun, 15. Jul 2018, 6:00 pm  –
Sat, 21. Jul 2018, 10:00 am Save in my calendar

Heinrich Böll Foundation carries on these regional schools to build the capacities of the participants and to stir a debate about urgent current policy topics. They also provide the international lecturers with information about and viewpoints from the region, and offer an excellent platform for exchanging ideas, opinions, arguments and sharing experiences across the region. The program promotes networking among civil society actors, researchers, and activists in the region working in the fields of citizen participation and intervention in the urban space, civil society and local governance, sustainable development, gender and environment.

The focus of the Summer School of this year is Citizen Participation in Urban Sustainable Development. The modules offered will provide participants primarily with skills and theoretical background knowledge to empower citizens to participate efficiently in the sustainable development and recuperation of urban spaces in the MENA region. Specific topics will touch upon new approaches in sustainable urban development, citizen participation, legal challenges and ways of litigation, as well as ways of peaceful resistance in the urban space in view of climate change. We will build on different regional experiences and use a comparative perspective.

We have chosen this focus of Summer School 2018 in order to support citizen participation in the urban space and the inclusion of local communities in development in the MENA region.

The Summer School 2018 will include lectures, focus group and round table discussions, workshops, open space and an excursion.

Heinrich Böll Foundation (hbs) offices in Palestine, Lebanon, Tunisia and Morocco