Deadline: 20 February 2015
The United Nations Global Education First Initiative (GEFI) is seeking applications from young leaders to participate in an advocacy training workshop in Global Citizenship Education (GCED). The workshop is conducted to enhance the capacity of dynamic young leaders to advocate for GCED.
The workshop will be held at Geumjeong Cultural Center in Busan, Republic of Korea from 30 March to 4 April this year. Approximately 50 participants will be selected. Attending participants will be asked to identify specific topics around GCED and advocacy, reflecting on the global challenges around post-2015.
The United Nations Secretary-General launched the five-year Global Education First Initiative (GEFI) in September 2012 to accelerate progress towards the Education for All goals and the education-related Millennium Development Goals. This training workshop is organized in partnership with the Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) and the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP).
- Applicants between 18 and 24 years of age are eligible.
- Applications from across the world are invited.
- Minimum 2 years of experience in youth advocacy activities is required.
- Applicant must be knowledgeable in global citizenship education related issues and priorities.
- Applicant must have proven record of having influenced change at the local or national level.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English is a must.
How to Apply
Fill and submit the online application form before the deadline.
For more information, visit GEFI.