Reference: EU0010000326 International Youth Foundation - Youth Action Net
YouthActionNet Laureate Global Fellowship Programme Each year YouthActionNet is giving support to exceptional young social entrepreneurs who, through their emerging projects promote social change and connect youth with local communities, or who lead a team of dedicated young people to protect and promote the rights of children in your country. YouthActionNet supports youth leadership development through its global and national Fellowship programs throughout the world. The YouthActionNets Global Fellowship Programme targets exceptional young social entrepreneurs anywhere in the world who have developed innovative approaches to addressing issues of international relevance.
The yearlong Global Fellowship programme includes:
Skill-building: A seven-day leadership retreat for twenty selected fellows which offers dynamic peer-to-peer learning, collaboration, and sharing among young visionaries. This learning is focused on six dimensions of leadership: personal, visionary, political, collaborative, organizational, and societal.
Networking: - Networking with international and national aid agencies, NGOs, and corporate partners. - Peer-to-peer networking throughout the year - Access to potential resources to support Fellows and their projects, including volunteers, mentors, and grant opportunities
Advocacy: - Training in communications and media outreach; public relations technical assistance. - Access to global advocacy platforms and media coverage. Global Fellows also have access to potential funding opportunities.
open to all young people aged 18-29 as of 1st October 2013.
applicants should be founders of existing projects/organisations, or leading a project within an organisation, with a demonstrated one year track record of leading societal change
proficiency in English is required; applications must be submitted in English
must be available to attend full retreat, in the second week of October 2013 in Brazil.
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