AUC- UNDP African Young Women Leaders Fellowship Programme

Do you want to work to advance the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals?

Do you want to fight poverty and ensure sustainable development?

Do you want to lead change and develop your skills to do so?

If so, we invite you to apply to the African Young Women Leaders Fellowship Programmea partnership between the African Union Commission (AUC)and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

This exciting partnership aims to build a new generation of young African women leaders and experts to serve Africa and the world in designing and implementing development programmes in the context of the SDGs and Agenda 2063.

We are looking for 20 young African women who are ready to take up a fellowship assignment for 12 months starting from October 2019

Application process

The deadline for applications is August 1st, 2019.

Your application must be in English and must include include the following (to be scanned and uploaded as one document):

• A detailed CVA.

• One page motivation letter highlighting why you would be an outstanding candidate, your strengths and how your participation in the Programme would contribute to your future career.

• A short essay of not more than 1,500 words (3 pages single spaced) detailing your innovative solution to a complex development problem – youth unemployment.

• Describe the nature of the problem, what are the underlying causes, who is responsible for solving this problem, what your innovative solution is and how you would implement it.

• Copies of your academic degrees

• 2 professional references

Visit here for more details and application.

The deadline for applications is August 1st, 2019.

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