Apply: Young Innovators Fellowship, New York

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Organizational Setting
UNFPA is seeking two of the brightest and most ambitious youth globally to be a part our new Young Innovators Fellowship Programme. This opportunity-of-a-lifetime programme covers expenses related to travel, stipend, accommodation and health insurance.

This exciting development opportunity will see two fellows join us at UNFPA Headquarters in New York for a period of one year (July 2016-June 2017). The fellows will undergo leadership training for a period of three months (July-September 2016), before they are placed in a management operations role for a period of nine months, continuing their fellowship in various Headquarters work units such as: Human Resources, Finance, Management Information Systems, Communications, or External Affairs.

In addition to experience working with UNFPA, all successful applicants will be provided with the following by UNFPA:

Cost of return economy-class travel from country of origin
Financial and administrative assistance with travel documents and visa requirements
Health insurance
Housing arrangements (fully paid for accommodation)
Monthly stipend (for meals and other basic needs)
A workstation with computer and internet access
Opportunities to be mentored by UNFPA staff and external mentors
Administrative assistance as required via our Service Centre
Qualifications and Experience

Eligibility Criteria

Demonstrated interest and dedication to development issues established through either volunteer experience, work experience, affiliations with a youth network or NGO, in areas of UNFPA’s mandate (see
Basic understanding of issues of importance to UNFPA and what the organization stands for
Working knowledge of English (mandatory: written and oral)
Commitment to return to home country to promote International Conference of Population and Development mandate. For details regarding ICPD see
Criterion  most be between 18 years to 25 years old as of 29th February 2016

To apply and for information HERE

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