Deadline: 9 July 2014
Proposals are being accepted for International Aboriginal Youth Internships (IAYI) initiative Program launched by The Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD). The goal of this program is to provide opportunities for Aboriginal youth to participate in international internships in developing countries.
- Provide valuable work experience for Aboriginal youth, raising their employability and/or empowering them to further their education post-internship;
- Provide opportunities for Aboriginal youth to increase their awareness of, and contribution to, Canada’s international development efforts through participation in youth internships with local partner organizations; and,
- Build the capacity of Aboriginal youth to promote Canada’s international development efforts both in Canada and abroad.
- Environmental sustainability
- Gender equality
- Only Canadian organizations that meet all eligibility criteria and every requirement indicated in the application form (PDF, 2 MB, 30 pages) will be considered for the IAYI call for proposals, either on their own or as the lead organization in a consortium.
- Canadian organizations may submit only one application to the IAYI call for proposals, either on their own or as the lead in a consortium.
- Proposals must also integrate DFATD’s three crosscutting themes: environmental sustainability, gender equality, and governance.
All proposals must be aligned with at least one of DFATD’s five priorities for international assistance: increasing food security, securing the future of children and youth, stimulating sustainable economic growth, advancing democracy, and ensuring security and stability.
- For assistance applicants may follow FAQ’s of this programme.
- Canadian organizations that do not meet the eligibility requirements may form a consortium with another organization meeting all required eligibility criteria.
For more information, visit this link.