Young Peacebuilders for Climate Action | Diplomacy Opportunities

Young Peacebuilders for Climate Action

The Young Peacebuilders for Climate Action is seeking thirty (30) youth leaders from conflict-affected and/or disaster-prone communities across the Southeast Asia. They will be selected based on their leadership qualities and track record, including volunteer activities, educational background, and community service experiences, among others. We are looking for individuals who will be able to demonstrate their potential to make a difference for and address the challenges confronting their communities. All applicants for the accelerator program must:

  • Be between the ages of 18 and 25 at the time of the program;
  • Be able to demonstrate their commitment to peace-building, environmental protection, disaster management and/or social entrepreneurship;
  • Be currently a full-time undergraduate or graduate student; recent graduate of college, university, or other institutions of higher learning; or young professional who has recently joined the workforce;
  • Be a resident of conflict-affected and/or disaster-prone areas in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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Flight, food, accommodation and other necessary material expenses are sponsored by the program! Participants, however, will be responsible for their transportation to and from the international airport in their country of residence. You might also want to bring some extra money should you decide to buy any interesting souvenir or personal items in the city!

Application requirements

  1. Fill out Young Peacebuilders for Climate Action’s online application form at this Google Forms link.
    Please note that the applicants may only submit one (1) application. Multiple applications will not be considered. Duplicate submissions may be grounds for disqualification. Please carefully review your application before submitting.
  2. Be a member of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative by signing up on their website.
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We will accept applications until May 26, 2017, Friday, 23:59 p.m. (ICT). Late or incomplete submissions will not be entertained.

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