Apply now! UNDP's Youth Leadership Programme in Bahrain

Jul 26, 2017

Are you passionate about making an impact in your community? Do you have an innovative solution to address a social challenge around you? Do you want to contribute to a global set of goals set by the United Nations, the Sustainable Development Goals? Do you want to be on the path of sustainable development? Apply for UNDP’s Youth Leadership Programme!

By participating in this Programme, you will have the opportunity to:

·         Evolve your ideas into concrete action for social change

·         Develop your leadership potential

·         Develop your innovative solution into a business action plan, develop marketing techniques, and pitch your ideas to make an impact

·         Improve your advocacy and presentation skills

·         Become a member of a dynamic network of young leaders and innovators

All participants will receive a certificate of participation. A small number of individuals from participating countries will be selected to participate in a regional event at the end of the year where you will have an opportunity for further learning, networking, and introductions to potential investors.

Eligibility Criteria:

o   Age between 19-29

o   Have already in progress an innovative solution to a development challenge

o   Both experienced and inexperienced participants are encouraged to apply

o   High motivation and interest in social work and social change

o   Capability and willingness to participate actively in follow up

o   No previous experience/participation in UN/UNDP events/initiatives

o   Demonstrated capacity to advocate for change and extensive social network

o   Fluency in Arabic language

If you’re interested, you can apply now through filling the application: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ylp_bahrain or contacting maryam.alsadah@undp.org. Deadline August 10.

 

Important Notes:

Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed.

Selected participants will receive a confirmation e-mail and a phone call.

All costs associated with participation (meals, travel and accommodation if necessary) will be covered by UNDP.