Teach For Pakistan announces Campus Leader Program, 2019-2020

Islamabad: Teach For Pakistan’s Campus Leader (CL) program is a unique six month experience for students to become the face of Teach For Pakistan in their university campus, lead a recruitment campaign while learning from a network of passionate individuals.  Each year exceptional students from each campus are selected to be part of the Campus Leader Program. This opportunity develops their own organizational and management skills while at the same time allows them to motivate the most outstanding talent of Pakistan to actively address the country’s most pressing challenge of educational inequity.

To learn more visit the website. www.iteachforpakistan.org

Fellowship opportunity for scholars and practitioners of law

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Deadline June 01, 2019

Exchange and Analysis on Democracy and the Rule of Law in Europe Scholars and practitioners of law from member states of the European Union are invited to apply for up to 20 fellowships provided by re:constitution, a new programme that aims for a European exchange on constitutional law and values that leads from common words to shared concepts.

re:constitution is a joint programme of the Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien and Democracy Reporting International (DRI). It is led by its Academic Director, Christoph Möllers (Professor of Public Law at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin / Permanent Fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin), and a Collegium of legal scholars from different European countries that include Austria, France, Italy, Hungary, Spain, and the United Kingdom. re:constitution is funded by Stiftung Mercator.

Who Can Apply

— Legal practitioners (i.e. in courts, public administration or NGOs) and (postdoctoral) scholars
of law and neighbouring disciplines at an early career stage who want to carry out projects of
their own choice on questions related to the re:constitution programme.

— All applicants need to be residents of the European Union (including the United Kingdom) for
the duration of the fellowship. Furthermore, applications from Switzerland are also welcome.

For details: https://democracy-reporting.org/fellowships/

 

Fully funded legislative fellowship program for professionals

The World Learning has announced legislative fellowship program through which professionals from Pakistan, India and Nepal will visit US for five weeks. The deadline to apply for this fellowship has been extended to May 20, 2019.

The Professional Fellows for Governance and Society program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by World Learning.

Through this two-way exchange for emerging leaders ages 25-40 from India, Pakistan, Nepal, and the United States, participants will exchange ideas and best practices, while also improving leadership skills and developing sustainable and enduring linkages with professional counterparts. Participants will be matched with a U.S. organization or government office for a professional fellowship in order to increase their understanding of the U.S. legislative process. They will also engage in civic life through enrichment activities such as meeting with key stakeholders, dialogues, and site visits and participate in the Professional Fellows Congress with other 200+ Fellows from 48 countries.

The following are themes and topics related to legislation and governance that may be included in the program: good governance (e.g. transparency and anti-corruption); legislative processes; the role of women, minorities, and marginalized populations in civil society and the political process; decentralization; youth engagement; development and strengthening of NGOs and civil society; post-conflict transitions; and non-violent civic participation.

For details:

https://worldlearninginnovanddev.wufoo.com/forms/professional-fellows-gov-society-fall-2019/

Courtesy : World Learning LFP

Fully funded professional fellows program announced

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The Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication and the Ronnie K. Irani Center for the Creation of Economic Wealth (ICCEW) at the University of Oklahoma is partnering with the U.S. Department of State and stakeholders in Pakistan, India, Nepal and Kazakhstan to host a five-week professional exchange in the United States that includes a professional fellowship placement at an American small business organization. The Professional Fellows Exchange program is scheduled for October 19 to November 16, 2019.
This program, funded by the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ Professional Fellows Program, will inject Pakistani, Indian, Nepali and Kazakh mid-level emerging leaders in small or start-up business ventures, business administration, NGOs, business education, incubation hubs, community training programs or social entrepreneurship into working small businesses in Oklahoma and associate them with one of America’s leading universities. The program aims to provide professional experience and training that will nurture participants’ talent and prepare them for more responsible leadership positions in their businesses, communities and society in general as they return to their countries. In addition, the program will provide U.S.-based small business stakeholders an opportunity to collaborate with their Pakistani, Indian, Nepali and Kazakh counterparts as they participate in a two-week outbound exchange to the respective countries in Winter, 2019.

Successful applicants will be placed in professional fellowship placements with Oklahoman small businesses. Placements will be in October-November, 2019 and participants will spend four weeks with these businesses.

Interested applicants must adhere to the following requirements to be eligible to apply:
  • Be emerging leaders in either civil society or the private sector in Pakistan/India/Nepal/Kazakhstan who have demonstrated expertise in economic empowerment and entrepreneurial/small business development in the respective countries;
  • Have relevant experience and expertise in the small business/entrepreneurship/economic empowerment profession;
  • Be either a Pakistani, Indian, Nepali or Kazakh citizen;
  • Be interested in experiencing hands-on the activities in a U.S. business or economic empowerment organization;
  • Be committed to the importance of a sustainable and empowering business sector in a democracy;
  • Be proficient in written and spoken English as the entire exchange program and professional placements will be conducted in English;
  • Be computer-literate;
  • Be between the ages of 25 and 40

For details and applying, please click:

https://ousurvey.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6zZtuSxWdTNeApD?fbclid=IwAR275F18o2PnoBcISkuwQA3j6SbBd7HqQIyQlFmnzKmeVLkv4YB7WsZtG64

Call for Applications: Young leaders using sport as a tool for Development and Peace

UNESCO is searching for young leaders from Asia and the Pacific to participate in the 2019 Sport & the SDGs youth FUNSHOP: a three-day event specially designed to advance the capabilities of youth activists who are using sport as a tool for sustainable development and peace. Participants in the Funshop will have the opportunity to become members of the UNESCO Youth and Sport Task Force, a vibrant network of young leaders established in November 2017 following the first SportFunshop held in Manila, Philippines.

Sixty outstanding young leaders from various countries around Asia-Pacific will join the Korean youth to participate in intensive workshops, sport activities and networking events over three days in Seoul, Republic of Korea.

The selected applicants will be the primary Funshop participants and are expected to contribute to all the activities. This includes the core breakout sessions focused on gathering youth perspectives on issues and opportunities that shape the sport for development sector.

Aligned with UNESCO’s Operational Strategy on Youth , the priorities and specific thematic topics to be covered will be decided by the current Task Force members, together with UNESCO.

The 2019 Funshop will be generously supported and hosted by the Lee Seung-Yuop Baseball Foundation, established by Mr Lee Seung-Yuop, the much adored Korean baseball hall-of-fame champion.

The Funshop will take place in Seoul, Republic of Korea, from 5 to 8 September 2019.

Who:

Young leaders will be selected from countries across the Asia-Pacific region to participate in the Sport & the SDGs Youth Funshop. To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria:

a) Aged between 18 – 30 years

b) Leading or playing an active role in a sports-based social project

c) A resident in an Asia-Pacific country (see complete list)

When:

Deadline for applications: 1 June 2019

Decision by: 15 July 2019

For details:
https://www.youthandsport.org/call-for-applicationsEvent: 5-8 September 2019