VENUE 2: Mombasa, Kenya (CHDA)
VENUE 3: Porto-Novo, Benin (EPA)
EPA was established in 1998 and is a post-graduate university institution specialised in the preservation and promotion of both tangible and intangible heritage. CHDA, established in 2005, is an international non-governmental organisation dedicated to the preservation, management and promotion of heritage in Africa.
Objectives of the internship
- Provide an opportunity for young African professionals to gain regional experience in international heritage organisations
- Build capacity and enhance skills in heritage conservation and management for both heritage professionals and heritage institutions
- Establish an African/international support network for management of cultural/natural heritage in order to build the institutional capacity needed to implement the convention
- Support the successful implementation of the programme.
3 interns will be selected to take part in 3 separate internships. Applicants include students (undergraduate or graduate), professionals or members of heritage and academic institutions (not necessarily within the heritage sector). The project is open to participants from all African countries. Applicants are required to be competent in either English or French, bilingualism is preferable (English/French) and knowledge of Arabic or Portuguese can be an advantage.
Eligible female practitioners are encouraged to apply.
The complete application package (letter of motivation, curriculum vitae and completed application form) should be sent at the latest on the 31st January 2013 via electronic emails to: Pamela Mac Quilkan ([email protected]) with copy to [email protected] and EPA ([email protected]), Rodrigue Kessou ([email protected]).