Application open for local pathways fellowship

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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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