UNFPA and UN Volunteers Young Innovators Fellowships 2022

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UNFPA and UN Volunteers Young Innovators Fellowships 2022

UNFPA and UN Volunteers Young Innovators Fellowships 2022

 

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) are calling for the third cohort of young professionals as part of the Young Innovators Fellowship Programme for 2022. About 18 Young Innovators will be recruited and fully funded to the United States.

 

The Young Innovators Fellowship Programme provides young people (aged 18–26) from UNFPA-supported programme countries with the opportunity to engage in a structured eight-month programme to drive innovation, creativity, and capacity development and to deliver concrete results in UNFPA.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant should be 18 – 26 years old. They need to have completed at least their secondary education and demonstrate strong commitment to UNFPA’s mandate through academic, extra-curricular and volunteer activities and/or up to three years of work experience.
  • The Young Innovators will work at UNFPA Country or Regional Offices in their own countries.
  • Special consideration will be given to indigenous people, people with disabilities, LGBTQ and other marginalized groups. Applications from young women are especially encouraged.

Young Innovators Fellowship Locations

If you are a young person aged between 18 and 26, with a passion to make a difference in your country, check out the available assignments as follows:

Angola (Young Innovator Fellow), Location: Luanda

Benin (Young Innovator Fellow), Location: Cotonou

Colombia (Young Innovator Fellow), Location: Bogota

Egypt (2 positions) (Young Innovator Fellow), Location: Cairo

Ghana (Young Innovator Fellow), Location: Accra

Jordan (Young Innovator Fellow), Location: Amman

Kyrgyzstan (Young Innovator Fellow), Location: Bishkek

Lao PDR (Young Innovator Fellow), Location: Vientiane

Madagascar (Young Innovator Fellow), Location: Antananarivo

Moldova (Young Innovator Fellow), Location: Chisinau

Nicaragua (Young Innovator Fellow), Location: Managua

Panama (Young Innovator Fellow), Location: Panama City

Papua New Guinea (Young Innovator Fellow), Location: Port Moresby

Senegal (Young Innovator Fellow), Location: Dakar

South Africa (Young Innovator Fellow), Location: Johannesburg

Thailand (Young Innovator Fellow), Location: Bangkok

Turkey (Young Innovator Fellow), Location: Istanbul

Application Procedures

To apply for and participate in the 2022 UNFPA and UN Volunteers Young Innovators Fellowships, use your county link provided above to register your interest.

Special consideration will be given to indigenous people, people with disabilities, LGBTQ and other marginalized groups. Applications from young women are especially encouraged.

Application Deadline: 20 March 2022.

Visit the Official Website for Further Details