The Global Network of Women Peace-builders (GNWP) is pleased to announce its sixth annual Cora Weiss Fellowship for Young Women Peace-builders. The Fellowship aims to support the development of young women peace-builders and ensure that more young people share Cora’s vision for sustainable peace and gender equality as strong and integral parts of our global culture. The Fellowship provides a young woman with the opportunities and platforms to elevate the concerns and priorities of women and girls in their country in global policy discussions at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work with Global Network of Women Peace-builders for one (1) year in:
- Global advocacy in the UN to promote the implementation of the UN Security Council Resolutions on Women and Peace and Security.
- Implementation of Global Network of Women Peace-builders various programs including but not limited to Localisation of UN Security Council Resolutions, national action planning on Women and Peace and Security, and the Young Women+ Leaders for Peace.
- Research and development of training and advocacy materials on Women and Peace and Security, Youth, Peace, and Security and humanitarian action.
- Administrative support in all areas of Global Network of Women Peace-builders operations.
- Have a deep familiarity with UN Security Council Resolution on the Women, Peace, and Security Agenda; on the Youth, Peace, and Security Agenda.
- Have at least two years’ work experience in policy advocacy on women’s rights, human rights, peace-building and other social justice issues, including the Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security, and related laws and policies.
- Have at least two years’ experience in program implementation in a women’s rights, human rights or peace-building civil society organization in a developing country.
- Have a Bachelor’s degree in international relations, women’s or gender studies, or any of the social sciences.
- Have lived or worked in a developing or conflict-affected country for at least two years.
- Have excellent information and communication skills, with the creativity and enthusiasm for adapting evolving strategies that bring issues on women, peace and security to the public forum.
- Possess a collaborative spirit, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Full proficiency in English is necessary. Proficiency in any other UN language is a plus.
DEADLINE: July 15, 2022
How To Apply
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