he United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is pleased to launch the Call for Applications for the 2019 edition of its Fellowship Programme. The Call is open to participants between 25 to 35 years old, from the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and North America, with a strong interest in intercultural exchanges. The theme of the Fellowship 2019 being “The role of women in peacemaking and conflict prevention”. Candidates must be able to present professional achievements in these fields.
The Call will lead to the selection of a group of 12 young leaders from Europe, North-America (EUNA) on one end, and a group of 12 young leaders from the Middle East and North-Africa (MENA) on the other end. Participants from each geographic area will travel to their counterparts’ region for two weeks.
The goal of the Fellowship is to challenge perceptions and deconstruct stereotypes by providing participants with first-hand exposure to cultural diversity. In every country they visit, UNAOC Fellows will interact with a wide range of local stakeholders. Together, they will explore opportunities for intercultural collaboration and exchange ideas and good practices on the role of women in peacemaking and conflict prevention.
Candidates have until Sunday, March 10th, 2019, 11:59pm EST to apply.