Here is what you need to know about the ongoing United Nations Youth Scholarship Leadership Program. In this article, I will outline the aims and criteria for how you can apply for the United Nations Youth Leadership Program in the United States.
Selected participants will be invited to participate in a 5-day, in-person, leadership-building workshop. Our mission is to facilitate connections among promising early-career innovators, practitioners, scientists, and activists from low- and middle-income countries. Together, we will connect policy advocacy with grassroots action to collectively shape a positive future of food.
Governance systems: Negotiations and design of multi-stakeholder processes for food systems governance.
Policy advocacy: Mastering leadership skills for policy advocacy, bridging the gap from global to local and vice versa. Learn how to target local, regional, and global policy processes effectively.
Communication and storytelling for impact: Crafting impactful communication and storytelling strategies, raising awareness, and securing funds for your initiatives.
Science and evidence-based decision-making: Building proposals and forging partnerships based on scientific evidence.
Requirements for the United Nations Youth Leadership Program
- at least 18-35 years old
- Proficiency in English is desirable. Interpretation services will be arranged based on individual needs and availability.
- The United Nations leadership program targets early career professionals from all disciplinary backgrounds interested in leading food systems solutions in three regions: Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, Asia and the Pacific.
January 15, 2024
How to Apply
Interested and qualified? Go to United Nations on www.surveymonkey.com to apply.
For more details, visit United Nations website