Applications are hereby invited from talented and outstanding candidates to apply for The Commonwealth Year of Youth Project on Training, Employment, Economic Opportunities, and Inclusion 2023.
The Training, employment, economic opportunities and inclusion of the most vulnerable must be among the top priorities for the Commonwealth’s Youth Mainstreaming Training Programme.
Company/Organisation(s): The Commonwealth
Program Location: Commonwealth Secretariat
Program Duration: Full-time
Available Slot: Several
Basic Qualifications: Graduates
Nationality: All nationalities
Also Apply: Commonwealth Young Professionals Programme (Multiple Positions) 2023
The Commonwealth Year of Youth Project | What to Expect
The Youth Mainstreaming Training Programme is designed to build stakeholder capacity to respond to a commitment from Commonwealth Heads of Government to ensure young people’s voices, rights, capabilities, and needs are considered and prioritised in policy and decision-making across governments and development institutions.
It is part of the Commonwealth’s flagship Year of Youth – a special designation from a mandate by Commonwealth Heads of Government who met in Kigali, Rwanda, in June 2022. There, Heads declared a focus on empowering young people, stakeholders and governments to accelerate progress on youth-focused issues in 2023.
Applicants are expected to meet the following eligibility criteria for The Commonwealth Year of Youth Project on Training, Employment, Economic Opportunities, and Inclusion:
- Applicants must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country
- Applicants must be 27 years or younger at the time applications close
- You will need to have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant subject area
- Applicants must have at least one year of demonstrated work experience in the design and delivery of a subject relevant to development or democracy programmes/projects.
See Also: 2023 UNDP Graduate Programme Pool for Recent Graduates (Fully-funded)
How-to-Apply: To be considered for The Commonwealth Year of Youth Project on Training, Employment, Economic Opportunities, and Inclusion, applicants should submit application online.
Application Deadline: Not Stated