Global Cultural Leadership Programme in Amsterdam for International Youth, 2018

Deadline: June 14, 2018. - The Global Cultural Leadership Programme (GCLP) is a learning programme designed to develop and reinforce knowledge, competences and professional networks of cultural practitioners who are emerging on the international scene. Its main objective is to support young cultural managers emerging on the international scene, and coming from the 10 Strategic Partners of the European Union as well as from EU Member States, in developing and strengthening their cultural leadership skills.

Through its framework, content and methodology, the GCLP specifically aims to improve the skills of cultural managers, as well as develop collaborative peer-to-peer learning and network building. The programme offers a set of learning modules, tools and manuals for practice-based learning, giving participants opportunities to build meaningful collaborations at the global level, and enabling them to develop fresh insights into international cultural collaboration practices. This program will include a working visit to Leeuwarden (Friesland), European Capital of Culture 2018 from 1 to 2 November 2018.

Global Cultural Leadership Programme for International Youth

Global Cultural Leadership Programme in Amsterdam for International Youth, 2018
Global Cultural Leadership Programme in Amsterdam for International Youth, 2018
When: 27 October - 2 November 2018 (arrivals October on 27 and departures on 2 November)

Where: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

All travel (full roundtrip flights and local transports in Athens) and accommodation costs for selected participants will be covered by the Programme. Most of the meals will also be covered by the Programme. There is no additional participation fee. The Programme does not cover the local transport in your own country.
1. Are nationals/permanent residents of (and are managing/working for organisations in) Brazil, Canada, China, Japan, India, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, South Korea or the USA (a maximum of three participants from each of these ten countries will be selected).

2. Are nationals/permanent residents of (and are managing/working for organisations in) the 28 EU Member States (a maximum of ten EU participants in total will be selected, each one from a different EU country).

3. Work for a cultural civil society organisation (NGO), a cultural enterprise (social or for profit-making) or a public cultural institution (such as museums, libraries, or music venues that operate on local, regional and national levels).

4. Have relevant working experience in the field of at least 3 to 5 years.

5. Have (some) previous experience in international networking and cultural exchange.

6. Are working in a field or position that allows them to act as local/national multipliers of new leadership knowledge and global cultural networking.

7. Hold a relevant (leading) management position in their organisation.

8. Are strongly interested in international cultural collaboration and wish to further develop professionally in a global working context.

9. Show a strong awareness of intercultural sensitivities and are passionate about working on cultural issues and topics of global relevance.

10. Have a very good working knowledge of English.

11. Are (preferably) 25-39 years of age.

Required Documents:
1. Description of an ongoing or prospective cultural project (not more than 1.000 words, pictures and media support are also accepted) that is being implemented/to be implemented in the near future (PDF Format).
2. Applicants will be asked to fill in information on their CV, as well as an expression of interest (approx. 500 words), which should outline the applicant’s motivation, and what he/she can bring to the learning group for sharing with his/her peers during the training. Applicants should also state what they intend to take away from the training to their own working realities back home.

How to Apply:

Please note that applications for Global Cultural Leadership Programme is completely online. Candidates will be selected by the management team of the Cultural Diplomacy Platform and selected tutors from the group delivering the programme. Selected candidates (30 from the ten Strategic Partners of the EU, and ten from the EU) will be informed about their participation by late July 2018.

Online Application

Scholarship Link

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