USIP Generation Change Fellows Program 2017

Due date: May 10, 2017

United States Institute of Peace is as of now accepting applications for youth pioneers from Tunisia, Sri Lanka, Central African Republic and Syria for the Generation Change Fellows Program. The U.S. Institute of Peace and His Holiness the Dalai Lama have banded together to bring about connections between universal pioneers and youth peacebuilders. In support of UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security, this organization will make a space where productive, intergenerational discussions can happen that start to diminish the partitions isolating the work of youth pioneers and more customary pioneers. The program will bring a gathering of 28 youth peacebuilders to Dharamsala for two days of discussion with the Dalai Lama to talk about routes in which Youths can join forces with worldwide pioneers to bring about peace. Chosen Youths will originate from a portion of the world’s most clash ridden zones.

Couple of world pioneers can comprehend the experience of youth peacebuilders as completely as His Holiness, who, at age 15, was pushed into the leadership of his kin as they confronted the injuries of war. Like a portion of the young members in this program, His Holiness fled his nation as a displaced person and has lived for a considerable length of time estranged abroad. In Dharamsala, the young pioneers will impart their encounters and will ponder with His Holiness, methods in which youth pioneers and world pioneers can helpfully bring about peace. The very engagement of youth with His Holiness will fill in as a model for the adolescent on the most proficient method to connect intergenerational isolations. The discussion in Dharamsala will give a stage to more prominent worldwide promotion for youth needs in peace and security and will grow the worldwide effect of youth pioneers.


Qualified candidates

Must live and work in Tunisia, Sri Lanka, Central African Republic or Syria;

Must be 18-35 years of age;

Must have the capacity to peruse, compose and communicate in English;

Must hold an influential position in an association that does peacebuilding work;

Must have a travel permit that is legitimate through May 2018.

Application Process

Accommodation ought to include:

A finished application frame by means of Survey Monkey;

A rundown of three references with contact data messaged to;

A refreshed CV messaged to;

An examined duplicate of a legitimate international ID messaged to

Applications will be acknowledged no later than May 10, 2017 at 17:00 (GMT – 4:00). All requests ought to be sent to Chosen members will be advised by email by July 15, 2017. In the event that you are not informed, it means you have not been chosen.

For application and more data, visit Generation Change Fellows Program.

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