The 2016 Bridge Fellowship In Georgia
“Bridge for Peace between East and West”
16th-19th March 2017, Georgia
This training aims to promote a culture of peace, tolerance and conflict prevention through the means of meditation and self-development. It will include interactive activities, meditation and yoga sessions, lectures and discussions providing the participants with the skills for non-violent resistance, peace education, enhanced creativity and stress-management. Participants will have a chance to explore meditation as a practice which can cultivate skills to deal with challenges within peace-building and youth work, which makes this fellowship different from others.
Do you want the world to change and become a better place? Start from changing yourself and attending Bridge peace fellowship to learn more about meditation and network with like-minded peers.
The fellowship fee as well as accommodation and food will be covered for the selected participants by the World Peace Initiative Foundation.
In order to be chosen as participants for the Bridge Fellowship, the candidates should:
- Be the nationals and residents of the following countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan;
Have completed at least 14 days of the online self-development program in English and provide their CV together with application (we are looking for peacebuilders, university workers and teachers, NGO workers and founders, young activists interested in mindfulness and meditation as inner peace tools);
- Have good proficiency in written and spoken English;
Be optimistic and open-minded, with demonstrated leadership potential, interested in cultivation and promotion of peace and mindfulness;
Frequently Asked Questions
Is there an age limit to apply for the fellowship?
Everyone is welcome to join the fellowship. We are looking for peace activists interested in self-development, who want to learn how to develop their own inner peace in order to engage more effectively in their peace work.
I originally come from the above mentioned countries, but I live in a different country now. Can I still apply?
You can still apply. Preference will be given to the residents of these countries, but other applications may be considered.
How do you select the participants?
The most important criterion for selection is the applicant’s completion of at least 14 days of the online self-development program. Our target group is young activists, peacebuilders and educators. We will try our best to select participants from as many countries as possible. Please note that only those who have attached their CV to the application form will be eligible for selection.