The City of Peace Summer Camp brings together for a week experts from the world of journalism, videomakers and operators involved in hospitality projects to imagine a new way of telling migrations and in particular the stories of refugees. It is an experiment of small social incubator able to make the participants dialogue with the recepetion context and to provide the tools for building a constructive dialogue within contemporary society, where the migrant should be considered as bearer of uniqueness and of new opportunities.
WHERE AND WHEN
The City of Peace Summer Camp is held from 15 to 21 July 2019 in Sant’Arcangelo (Pz), a small village in Basilicata where the reception projects for refugees and asylum seekers promoted by the Nobel Peace Prize winner Betty Williams have been active since 2012.
HOW TO APPLY
The deadline for submission of applications is May 20 of 2019 18:00 Rome time.
WARNING: THE DEADLINE IS POSTPONED TO MAY 30 AT 18.00 ITALIAN TIME
The application fee is € 350,00 per person (which include food and accommodation, transports during the week of the summer camp, educational material and the insurance). Furthermore, it’s foreseen as well the subscription to “Friends of the City of Peace Association” of € 5,00.
Since places are limited, applications will be accepted according to the order of arrival and until the maximum number of places available is reached. In any case, priority will be given to scholarship winners.
4 scholarships are foreseen to cover the entire subscription fee.
SCOLARSHIP: HOW TO APPLY
19 applications were registered by May 30; among these there are 7 applications for scholarships
Acceptance must be received no later than 12th of June
Contact person: Lorenza Messina +39.3281051940
Over the course of the years, we organize numerous public initiatives to promote the values of hospitality and peaceful coexistence. Through these events, which are an important aspect of our work, we publicize our activities, give a voice to the refugees and asylum seekers, create opportunities for discussion and exchange to foster dialogue between the host population and those given reception, and conduct fundraising campaigns to make our activities sustainable.