Middle East & North Africa Youth Leadership Jam Cooperation Circle United States


The Middle East & North Africa Youth Leadership Jam (MENA Jam) Cooperation Circle (CC) is a network of diverse young and enthusiastic change-makers who are engaged and committed leaders from across the MENA region—Palestine, Egypt, Jordan, Israel, United Arab Emirates, Tunisia, Lebanon, Algeria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, India and Iraq. Members are active in movements for sustainability, peace, interfaith dialogue, the environment, human rights, women's rights, social justice, refugee support, and trauma recovery. All members of the MENA Jam CC have shared the same deep and powerful experience of participating in or facilitating a 7 day intensive Jam, and are interested in carrying this work forward in the MENA region. This CC creates a unique space for deep listening, sharing, self-discovery, systemic inquiry and community building. It allows for authentic dialogue about each participant's struggles and dreams, and about the challenges and opportunities facing the region through the eyes of individual stories and experiences.


Name of Primary Programme
Middle East & North Africa Youth Leadership Jam Cooperation Circle
Region from which participants are selected
Northern Africa
Organisation website
Programme Type
Leadership Networking Programme
Region of programme delivery
Northern Africa, The Middle East
Programme Contact email
Programme Start Date
Are programmes continuing?
Country of operation
United States
Numbers of programme participants annually
25 - 250
Telephone Number
+1 415-561-2300
Organisation Name
United Religions Initiative

Leadership organisation location

1009 General Kennedy Ave #1, San Francisco, CA 94129, USA
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About AFLI




The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) focuses on building the capacity and capability of visionary and strategic leadership across the continent. Developing exceptional leaders representing all spheres of society, the Institute’s flagship programme is the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship. Offering a multifaceted learning experience and run in partnership with Oxford University, it is awarded annually to 20-25 carefully chosen candidates, nominated from across Africa. Alumni of the African Leadership Institute form a dynamic network of Fellows passionately committed to the continent’s transformation, bridging the divide between nations and ensuring that Africa is set centre-stage in global affairs.