Deadline: 20 February 2015 - 12:00am
Dates: 13 - 17 May 2015
Conveners: The Commonwealth Youth Forum
2015 Commonwealth Youth Gender and Equality Network Forum in Malta, 13-17 May 2015
The Royal Commonwealth Society is seeking applicants for a five-day forum in Malta, where young people from around the Commonwealth will meet to discuss gender inequality issues. The participants in the forum will form the inaugural members of the Commonwealth Youth Gender and Equality Network, which will focus on youth priorities for gender issues, and actively engage with Commonwealth processes to ensure youth priorities are reflected in policy and practice.The forum will take place in Malta on 13th–17th May 2015. It will be a five-day residential programme which will bring together young professionals and experts in an inter-generational learning environment for the purpose of capacity- building the group.
The applicant should be aged between 18 and 29 at the start of the event; resident in a Commonwealth country; committed to upholding the Commonwealth values of good governance and sustainable development; fluent in English–the working language of the Forum; medically fit to travel and participate in the Forum; able to evidence professional or voluntary experience on gender equality issues; willing to share case studies and highlight relevant aspects of my work; and willing to be an active participant and to spread the values and outcomes of the network in my home country.
Complete the application form.
Attach it + your CV + a letter of recommendation to one email, headed [your name] Gender Forum Application Forum.
Send to firstname.lastname@example.org by 20th February.