Abel Abel

UNFPA Young Innovators Fellowship Programme 2016-New York, USA (Fully Funded)

UNFPA is seeking two of the brightest and most ambitious youth globally to be a part our new Young Innovators Fellowship Programme. This opportunity-of-a-lifetime programme covers expenses related to travel, stipend, accommodation and health insurance.

This exciting development opportunity will see two fellows join us at UNFPA Headquarters in New York for a period of one year (July 2016-June 2017). The fellows will undergo leadership training for a period of three months (July-September 2016), before they are placed in a management operations role for a period of nine months, continuing their fellowship in various Headquarters work units such as: Human Resources, Finance, Management Information Systems, Communications, or External Affairs

Worth

Cost of return economy-class travel from country of origin
Financial and administrative assistance with travel documents and visa requirements
Health insurance
Housing arrangements (fully paid for accommodation)
Monthly stipend (for meals and other basic needs)
A workstation with computer and internet access
Opportunities to be mentored by UNFPA staff and external mentors
Administrative assistance as required via our Service Centre
Eligibility

Demonstrated interest and dedication to development issues established through either volunteer experience, work experience, affiliations with a youth network or NGO, in areas of UNFPA’s mandate (see http://www.unfpa.org/about-us)
Basic understanding of issues of importance to UNFPA and what the organization stands for
Working knowledge of English (mandatory: written and oral)
Commitment to return to home country to promote International Conference on Population and Development mandate. Aged between 18 years to 25 years old as of 29th February 2016
Deadline: February 22, 2016

To apply and for more information visit here