African Union CIEFFA Youth Capacity Building Workshop 2022 for African youth leaders (Fully Funded)
A specialized institution of the African Union, the International Center for Girls’ and Women’s Education in Africa (African Union CIEFFA) was founded for the promotion and support of gender equality in education on the continent.
The African Union CIEFFA and its stakeholders are aware of the crucial part that young Africans play as agents of change at the local and national levels in promoting gender equality in education. Since 2017, the African Union’s CIEFFA has brought together more than 55 young Africans who are promoting girls’ and women’s education (GWE) in their countries and local communities. The yearly Youth Capacity Building Workshop emphasizes developing abilities in policy literacy and advocacy, among other areas under the theme “Girls and women’s education, and climate change: connecting the dots to build sustainable and resilient communities” and convening 50+ African youth leaders to learn, exchange experiences and design collective community solutions that tackle to girls’ and women’s education, and climate change issues.
Youth Capacity Building Workshop 2022 Eligibility Criteria
- Be an African youth aged between 23 – 33 years of age;
- Be able to demonstrate the following: leadership abilities and aspirations; a commitment to the promotion of girls’ and women’s education;
- Have a clear understanding of one or both of the workshops’ languages; English or French;
- Hold a valid African passport (Passport must be valid by the 1st of June 2023);
- Applications from African youth holding valid African passports but residing outside of Africa are also accepted.
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Youth Capacity Building Workshop 2022 Benefits
- Fully funded trip to the three (3) day workshop (Economy tickets and accommodation);
- DSA for the duration of the workshop to cover dinners;
- Access to a network of over 240 girls’ and women’s education (GWE) youth champions in Africa;
Youth Capacity Building Workshop 2022 Application Deadline
Application Deadline: August 21, 2022
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