Mobilising Youth Leadership as Drivers of Change and Democracy In the Southern Mediterranean

Wednesday 22 nov 2017

The Civil Society Facility (CSF) South TA, funded by the European Union, oraganized a three-day workshop and graduation ceremony for its regional training programme “Policy Dialogue Fellows” on 26-28 November 2017 in Cairo, Egypt.

The workshop gathered 22 young leaders representing eight countries from the Southern Neighbourhood region, who have been trained throughout the past six months, via both online LAB and met regionally face-to-face for specific policy projects and targted skills development.

The closing ceremony of the Policy Dialogue Fellows 2017 programme was an opportunity for the two generation of Dialogue Fellows  from 2016 & 2017, to meet in person, to network, exchange experiences and explore joint collaborations at both national and regional levels. The graduation cermoney was also a venue for constructive and structured dialogue on e.g. migration, youth employability and countering violent extremism, between the CSF South Fellows and the EU hierarchy from both EC in Brussels and the EU delegation in Cairo.