UNESCO together with the Office for National Unity and Reconciliation (ONUR) is launching a new training and grants program for social cohesion in Sri Lanka.
Through a series of eight workshops, the program will train participants in interventions focused on strengthening social cohesion, including education, media, sports and arts-based approaches. After the training series, small grants will be available for participants who demonstrate promising and effective community-led interventions.
The program will consist of the following training sessions:
- 10 August - Communications and social media
- 16 August - Justice and rule of law
- 22 August - Positive peace
- 30 August - Gender
- 8 September - Dialogue
- 12 September - Sports
- 15 September – Entrepreneurship
- 20 September – Education
The series is targeted at community participants, including educators, civil society leaders and policymakers.
Interested participants can apply for the program here: https://forms.gle/ymz8wuGR8A2MR9uu8.
Applications close on Sunday 7 August.