Are you an African between the age of 18 and 35? Are you proficient in at least English or French? Do you have a valid international passport? Do you have a relevant experience in youth exchange and/or youth voluntary programs? Then, apply for the African Union Youth Exchange Ideation Dialogue Forum scheduled to hold in Gaborone, Botswana from the 2-4 September 2018.
As part of the strategies to facilitate partner engagement within the framework of the African German Youth Initiative (AGYI), the African Union Commission (AUC) and the German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation (GIZ) will convene an Ideation Dialogue Forum on youth exchanges and volunteerism which will explore innovative approaches towards skills promoting youth exchange programs.
The dialogue will provide a platform to share experiences, discuss key strategies towards strengthening existing processes as well as identify opportunities for expansion of currently available services. The dialogue seeks to engage key stakeholders including youth led exchange organizations, participants as well as alumni of exchanges and volunteerism.
The forum will take place in Gaborone, Botswana from the 2-4 September 2018.
NB: Transportation and accommodation costs will be covered.
Participants in the Forum will be pre-selected on the following criteria:
- Be between the age of 18 and 35
- Proficiency in at least English or French
- Have a valid passport
- Have a relevant experience in youth exchange and/ or youth voluntary programs
- Be African or be an African descent
The African Union Youth Exchange Ideation Dialogue Forum is designed for a maximum of 100 participants.
The selection criteria will be based on geographical representation, balanced gender distribution, diversity of backgrounds, and the quality of the applications. Successful applicants will be notified by no later than 14 August 2018.
How to Apply
If you are interested in participating in the Forum, then visit the application portal for the African Union Youth Exchange Ideation Dialogue Forum, fill out the form with all the required information and submit.
Deadline for submission of applications: August 10, 2018
Visit the main website of the African Union Youth Exchange Ideation Dialogue Forum to learn more.
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