The Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis invites applications for the third edition of the training program in “Writing Research and Policy Papers for Think Tanks”.
Application deadline: March 1st, 2019
When: March 16th (Theoretical training) and March 23rd (Practical training)
Where: Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis, Rabat, Morocco
Who can apply?
Motivated graduate students (both MA and Doctoral students), and professional journalists with an interest in policy analysis
How to apply?
Interested applicants are requested to send the following documents as an email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org before March 1st.
- A brief summary (max. 500 words) of a research/policy paper proposal that falls within the research interests of the institute (institutional reforms, democratic transition, economic development, social movement, religious policies and foreign policy);
- A detailed curriculum vitae;
- Scans of obtained diplomats and academic degrees;
- Publications (if any);
Why take part in this training?
The trainings are geared towards sharing the expertise of the Institute with young researchers, as well as preparing the next generation of researchers by building their skills and knowledge in the workings of research institutions and Think Tanks.
Methodology of the trainings
The trainings consist of a theoretical part and a practical part. The theoretical part (March 16th) focuses on the theoretical aspects of policy analysis. It aims at introducing the participants to the different methodologies of work used by Think Tanks as well as techniques of writing policy papers. The practical part (March 23rd) aims to help the participants translate the theoretical knowledge they have acquired from the first training into writing and developing policy papers. During this second part of the training, the participants will bifurcate into three or four working groups.
The Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis is a non-profit independent research institution based in Rabat, Morocco. Founded by a group of transdisciplinary researchers, MIPA’s mission is to produce systematic and in-depth analysis of relevant policy issues that lead to new and innovative ideas for solving some of the most pressing issues relating to democracy.
MIPA’s main activity is to produce systematic, in-depth, accurate and objective analysis of policy relevant issues. Findings and analyses are published by the institute in the form of policy briefs, research articles and thematic reports.
The Institute’s working languages: English and Arabic
Complete applications have to be sent to email@example.com before March 1st.
The Institute will contact only those candidates who are accepted.
Available places: 15;
Language of the training: Arabic (applications in English will also be considered)
Training costs: free, accommodation and travel expenses are the participant’s responsibility.
Certificates of Participation will be delivered to the candidates who take part in all the training sessions;
Please put “Training Program” in the subject line of your email, when sending your application.
If you have any inquiries, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us via firstname.lastname@example.org
*Applications sent via our Facebook page will not be considered.