International Work and Study Camp, July 1st to July 8th 2013
The Forum for Development, Culture, and Dialogue FDCD and the Arab Group for Muslim Christian Dialogue are pleased to inform you that our annual International Work and Study Camp entitled “Empowering Youth in Democracy and Peacebuilding: The Role of Dialogue” will take place from July 1st to July 8th 2013, Dhour Chweir- Metn, Lebanon.
This workshop is part of an ongoing program motivated by the conviction that interaction transforms relationships. The overall objective of the camp is to work with youth on the process of Dialogue, mutual understanding and transformation through democracy through workshops, lectures, exercises and field visits. In this way, participants will be exposed to positive alternatives and ways of dealing with problems and rising issues, in a peaceful manner. Hopefully, this experience of dialogue in practice will give participants a starting point of transformed and transforming relations. During the event, FDCD will also organize visits and meetings with religious and community leaders and organizations, as well as entertaining activities such as intercultural evenings and sightseeing trips.
We kindly ask you to nominate 1-2 participant(s) according to the following criteria. The nominee will have to fill out the attached application form and send it to us by maximum May 25th, 2013.
Profile of participants:
- Open and sensitive
- Interested in interaction with other cultures and religions
- Willing to engage in dialogue, conflict resolution & peacebuilding
- 22-32 years old
- Good command of English language
Participants are encouraged to bring material (such as pictures, music, clothing, etc.) related to their country, culture, or organization, to share with the group.
P.S. Applications to be sent to the Youth Encounter and Dialogue Coordinator Ms. Linda Macktaby:
Rev. Dr. Riad Jarjour