UN Women/UNAOC/UNFPA Strengthening Young Women Peacebuilders’ Capacity in Complex Crises Programme 2022

UN Women/UNAOC/UNFPA Strengthening Young Women Peacebuilders’ Capacity in Complex Crises Programme 2022

Are you a young woman human rights advocate or peacebuilder in charge of a neighborhood group? Are you engaged in efforts to create and maintain peace, offer local aid to the needy, avert conflicts, or advance equality and human rights? Do not pass up this opportunity if your response is YES!

Strengthening Young Women Peacebuilders’ Capacity in Complex Crises is a pilot program that the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), in partnership with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), is launching to assist young women in charge of civil society organizations in fragile and/or conflict-affected nations.

UN Women/UNAOC/UNFPA Strengthening Young Women Peacebuilders Programme Details

The objective of this initiative is to provide capacity-building for young women-led organizations to strengthen their fundraising skills, and to create a space for peer exchange, networking, sharing of best practices, and lessons learned among young women peacebuilders.

A 4-day, in-person workshop will be held in November 2022 in Tbilisi, Georgia. You will learn about:

  • Key policy areas such as peacebuilding and sustaining peace, the women, peace, and security (WPS) and the youth, peace, and security (YPS) agendas;
  • Key project management skills: designing and drafting project proposals (including conflict analysis, theory of change, logical frameworks), fundraising, donor outreach, and reporting.

UN Women/UNAOC/UNFPA Strengthening Young Women Peacebuilders Eligibility

  • Be a young woman between 18 and 30 years old. LGBTIQ+ individuals are encouraged to apply.
  • Be a citizen of, and be living in, one of the following countries or territories: Afghanistan, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Chad, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Moldova, Mozambique, Myanmar, Niger, Nigeria, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Ukraine, and Yemen.
  • Have not yet received funding from the United Nations.
  • Be a founding or key member of a legally registered civil society organization working on peacebuilding, human rights, women’s rights, youth rights, or related.
  • Have a working knowledge of either English, French, or Spanish.

UN Women/UNAOC/UNFPA Strengthening Young Women Peacebuilders

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UN Women/UNAOC/UNFPA Strengthening Young Women Peacebuilders Application Deadline

UN Women/UNAOC/UNFPA Strengthening Young Women Peacebuilders Application Deadline: August 15, 2022

UN Women/UNAOC/UNFPA Strengthening Young Women Peacebuilders Application

A total of 25 young women will be selected by a review committee at global and sub-regional levels, using common criteria for review, to assess the applicant’s motivation and potential for successful project implementation. Successful candidates will be notified and invited to participate in the workshop.

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