You can apply till the 8th April!
What is LabCitoyen 2019?
LabCitoyen is an international youth forum that aims at promoting the French language as a tool for debate and action on the major issues of our time.
Young citizens from all over the world, winners of the LabCitoyen contest, will be invited to a 10 days trip in France and will participate to conferences, debates, cultural visits and workshops.
For this 8th edition, LabCitoyen will discuss “Women rights: equality and citizenship”, in recognition to the essential role of women and the need for improvement in terms of equality and citizenship all around the world.
The contest: try your chance, it’s easy!
— > Step 1: Write down your thoughts on Women rights: equality and citizenship/Droits des femmes : égalité et citoyenneté
!!Essays in French, and no more than 500 words!!
Send your essay by April 8th, in Word format, to:firstname.lastname@example.org
Some ideas for you to consider…
ü Women and citizenship: political participation, reducing inequalities, empowerment of women, political representation.
ü Women and equality: equality at work, access to education and knowledge.
ü Women and human rights: fighting against harassment and violence against women, religions and women rights.
— > Step 2: Five finalists will be invited to make a short oral presentation on Thursday 18th April 2019 at the Alliance Française de Kotte.
— > Step 3: The winner of the competition will be invited by the Embassy of France and the Institut Français, with the support of La Maison des Cultures du Monde, to a 10 days all-expenses-paid trip to Paris from 30th June to 7th July 2019.
Who can participate?
ü Sri Lankan or Maldivian citizen
ü Between 20 and 26 year-old-people
ü With good proficiency in French (B1 level)
ü Interested in Human rights (experience in associative/civic/humanitarian work is a plus)