March 23, 2023

The US Embassy in Israel announced the launch of an open grant to participate in a regional technology camp on climate change, which aims to bring together “young leaders” from Morocco and Israel.

An embassy statement today, Thursday, said the US State Department will provide expertise and a blueprint to set up this tech camp, which will bring together 30 new leaders in their 20s and 35s from Morocco and Israel from diverse backgrounds. I will take part.

Nominations are open to young contributors from civil society, education, young entrepreneurs, social media influencers, youth network leaders, environmentalists, students and young professionals, provided they are proficient in English.

This program runs from June 2023 to June 2024 in three phases; The first is a remote capacity building briefing meeting lasting two to three days, followed by a second phase in September, lasting six days in Morocco, focusing on climate change and building skills and capacity in project development.

As for the third phase, it will take place in three months in Israel with the participation of 30 young leaders (15 from Morocco and 15 from Israel), which will allow the participants to develop their entrepreneurial skills, and upon completion, projects will be identified to be monitored and implemented.

According to the statement, the deadline for completing files and progress has been set for April 10, 2023.

The program, called the Intercultural Climate Change Tech Camp, aims to bring together promising young leaders from Israel and Morocco to develop economic and scientific cooperation related to climate change adaptation and mitigation.

It will bring together talented young people to build teams to work together before, during and after this technology boot camp to address climate change issues in their communities and the region.

The statement added that this program will provide participants with the necessary tools to increase their knowledge about climate change and entrepreneurship, which is likely to allow them to launch projects that will lead to the creation of sustainable jobs in climate-related sectors.

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