Training program in “Writing Policy Papers”.
Application deadline: December 31st, 2019
When: January 16-17, 2020.
Where: Rabat, Morocco
The Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis organizes the fifth edition of the training program on skills and techniques for writing policy-oriented papers as well as the writing style adopted by international think tanks.
This course is taught by Dr. Isabelle Werenfels, Senior Fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs in Berlin, specializing in the Maghreb, and Dr. Mohamed Masbah, director of the Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis.
Who can apply?
- University Professors
- Motivated graduate students (both MA and Doctoral students)
- Professional journalists and civil society activists 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 December 31st 2019.
- A brief summary (max. 400 words) of a 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 curriculum vitae ;
- Publications (if any).
Why take part in this training?
The trainings are geared towards sharing the expertise of the Institute with senior 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 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 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 working groups followed by a discussion with the audience.
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 September 29th, 2019.
The Institute will contact only those candidates who are accepted.
Available places: 15;
Language of the training: English and Arabic
Training costs: free.
Certificates of Participation will be delivered to the candidates who take part in all the training sessions;
Please put “5th 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
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MIPA 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.