UNDP Youth Leadership Programme | Diplomacy Opportunities

UNDP Youth Leadership Programme

Mosharaka, UNDP’s regional programme on gender equality and women’s empowerment launched the Youth Leadership Programme ﴾YLP﴿ in 2015, based on the vision that young people are a key resource for solving the problems of development in the region.

Building on the lessons learned and momentum generated during YLP1 (2015) and YLP2 (2016), YLP 3 is been launched to support young men and women from across the region to explore innovative approaches to addressing sustainable development challenges, with a specific focus on gender equality and women’s empowerment.

The theme for YLP3 is accelerating innovative solutions for sustainable development. YLP3 will focus on supporting the development of youth’s innovative solutions to addressing sustainable development challenges.

Eligibility Criteria:

o   Age between 19 – 29
o   Fluency in Arabic language
o   Have an innovative solution in progress
o   Both experienced and inexperienced participants are encouraged to apply
o   High motivation and interest in social work and social change
o   Capability and willingness to participate actively in follow up
o   No previous experience / participation in UN/UNDP events/initiatives
o   Demonstrated capacity to advocate for change and extensive social network

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By participating in YLP3 you will have a chance of a lifetime to:

–          Accelerate implementation of your ideas for social change.
–          Develop your leadership potential and skills in various social innovation approaches.
–          Strengthen your gender sensitive lens and skills.
–          Improve your advocacy and presentation skills
–          Become a member of a dynamic network of young leaders and innovators.

To apply:

All participants will receive a certificate of participation. A small number of individuals from Lebanon will be selected to participate in a regional event at the end of the year where they will have an opportunity for further learning, networking, and introductions to potential investors.

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Application Deadline: Sunday July 2, 2017

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