In collaboration with project partners from Jordan and Bosnia-Herzegovina, the Music Leadership Summit offers a program that combines training and expertise-sharing, focused on using music to build connection and solidarity in the context of a world with a growing population on the move.
This summit aims to increase the impact of musicians in facilitation and advocacy work with displaced people through sharing the first-hand experiences of our trainers, project partners, and professionals from allied organizations.
By attending the Music Leadership Summit, you’ll learn about:
- The challenges and the potential of music and other arts projects in Jordan and Bosnia and Herzegovina, from the perspective of local professionals;
- The impact of the Covid-19 crisis on projects that work with forcibly displaced people;
- Musicians Without Borders’ five working principles – safety, inclusion, equality, creativity, quality – and how to apply them in the context of group work with displaced people;
- Considerations for facilitating musical activities in various cultural contexts;
- The biological, social, and psychological effects of music on our nervous system and tools for self-care to help monitor your own well-being;
- How the principles of peace education and nonviolence can orient music activities towards social change;
- Ways that musicians can advocate for the social inclusion of displaced people.