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2021 German Development Institute Managing Global Governance (MGG) Academy

The MGG Academy supports future change-makers who are dedicated to transformative change. It brings together young professionals from rising powers and Europe to collectively address global challenges. Building trust, exchanging perspectives, and developing a mutual understanding belong to the core assets of the MGG Academy.

The MGG Academy is geared towards highly-qualified young professionals who work in a partner institution of the MGG network or in an institution that is interested in future cooperation. Prospective participants should
 

  • work in a governmental organisation, policy-oriented think tank, research institution, civil society or private sector oranisation in an MGG partner country (Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Mexico, South Africa),
  • work on issues relevant to global governance such as international trade, international economics and finance, environmental challenges, international security or development cooperation,
  • speak English fluently,
  • be between 25 and 40 years old,
  • have at least three years of working experience,
  • be open to a broad variety of working methods,
  • be willing to reflect on collective and individual experiences and competencies,
  • be sensitive to other cultures.
  • Candidates for the MGG Academy have to be supported by their organisation.

To participants

– A global learning journey: Participants broaden their perspectives and learn from each other based on an innovative and dialogue oriented approach.

– Change-maker competencies: Development of practical and theoretical expertise for international collaboration, global governance, transformation and sustainable development.

– Becoming future digital pioneers: participants strengthen their digital skills by working successfully in highly diverse teams and across time zones.

– A life-long network: Partnerships with like-minded change makers and a broad range of institutions in the global MGG network.\

Scholarship

DIE will offer financial support for participants during the digital academy. All participants will receive:

  • one time lump-sum for technical equipment (100€),
  • one time lump-sum for project development (100€),
  • monthly financial support.
    The monthly support is based on the overall living expenses in each partner country and takes the country
    correction coefficients of the European Union’s Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship into account to
    determine the country-specific support

Application Deadline: 31 March 2021.

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