The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is currently open to accepting applications for the Special Youth Fellowship Programme.
Thisprovides an opportunity to young people from to engage in policy and programming, help build the capacity of young people and to sensitize young people and UNFPA staff on joint addressing young people’s issues.
The programme is open young people (20-24 years) from developing countries in, Arab States, and the Pacific, Eastern Europe and Central Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean.
All selected candidates will be provided return travel from country of origin, assistance with travel documents and visa requirements,, housing arrangements, a minimum subsistence allowance (for meals and other basic needs), a workstation and internet access, opportunities to be mentored by UNFPA staff on issues of interest and administrative assistance as may be required. A salary is not paid under this programme.
The deadline to apply is 20 January 2011.