Application open for local pathways fellowship

At SDSN Youth, we empower young people to take meaningful action on the Sustainable Development Goals. By joining our global team, you will be working with a diverse and exceptional group of individuals with a variety of cultural, religious and political backgrounds, committed to sustainable development

About Fellowship

The Local Pathways Fellowship seeks to provide young leaders with the tools, a platform and a guiding framework for action, and connect them with leading urban development experts and practitioners.
The fellows will take on a journey throughout which they will explore pathways for "localizing" the globally adopted goals and targets, exchange knowledge and ideas, and work to engage local stakeholders in a dialogue around strategies and plans their city needs to build a better future for its citizens.

Eligibility for the fellowship

1-Candidates must be between 18 and 30 years old at the time of application (exceptions may apply);
2-Candidates must be based in the same city throughout the entire duration of the Fellowship (February 2019 through November 2019);
3-Candidates must be fluent in English and the local language of the cities they represent;
4-Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to and a solid understanding of the concept of sustainable development;
5-Candidates must be able to commit the minimum of 5-7 hours each week on average;
6-Candidates must have a stable internet connection;
7-A minimum of one year of professional or academic experience in development practice, urban 8-planning, community engagement, and advocacy, or similar;
8-A demonstrated a background in research, development practice, advocacy or similar fields would be considered a strong asset.

Expected Responsibility 

1-Guide and inform their work around their existing and future projects, and help them develop insights about local sustainable development challenges;
2-Provide them with a framework for engagement with local stakeholders;
3-Facilitate mutual learning and exchange of urban solutions;
4-Support them in becoming local advocates that promote and advocate for dialogue and problem solving for sustainable development.

Duration of the Fellowship

This is a 10-month voluntary position that requires 5-7 hours per week.

How to apply 

Click on the given link for the application 

Click here for the official announcement 


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