Thursday, March 19, 2009

Register for the Global Advocacy Institute!

The Global Advocacy Institute, taking place in Turkey on the Aegean Sea, provides training for tomorrow’s leaders in tools that help them to promote discussion of issues that are important to them and their communities, and to advocate for positive change.

This year’s Institute will concentrate on the critical issue of climate change. All students will receive training from and their training partners to:

  • Develop a better understanding of how to use public narrative in advocacy
  • Learn about the most up-to-date climate science
  • Build skills for strategic and effective campaign planning

In addition, students will choose from three tracks of study:

  • British Parliamentary Debate & Argumentation
  • Journalism & New Media for Advocacy
  • Performance & Art Advocacy

Students wishing to improve their English communication skills can choose our English as a Foreign Language track.

Climate Change

  • A unique 3-week intensive program
  • Training in climate change advocacy from and their training partners
  • Last year’s Institute drew participants from 27 countries
  • Students can earn 6 college credits from Bloomfield College (USA)
  • Final performances and debates may be presented at the Ancient Theater at Pergamum
  • Visits to major cultural and historic sites
  • Extensive extra-curricular activities

An international faculty, staff, and student body provide for a unique camp environment and rich intercultural dialogue.

The institute is located at Deçemko, a private resort on the Aegean coast of Turkey, near Izmir, Pergamum, and other sites of cultural and historic interest.

In spare moments, join us in basketball, volleyball, table tennis, running, juggling, chess, movies, dances, and swimming in the Aegean Sea!!

REGISTER TODAY! (Financial aid may be available)

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