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Columbia University Youth, Peace, and Security (YPS) Leadership Program (Funded) 2019

The Youth, Peace, and Security (YPS) project at Columbia University is pleased to announce the YPS Leadership program, designed to advance the work of youth leaders around the world by creating joint efforts between practitioners on the ground and research, theory, and practice from the academy.

Application Deadline: 15th February 2019 by noon (EST)

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): USA

About the Award: Selected youth leaders will spend two weeks in New York City, June 3–14, 2019. There will be classes, workshops, visits to the UN, and more. Upon completion of the program, participants will receive a Certificate of Participation.

This program will: develop rigor in youth, peace, and security leadership efforts to increase effectiveness; build on local knowledge and experience to apply globally; enhance practice by grounding it in theory in areas related to YPS; connect global, regional and local networks via our global engagement partners; and support the implementation of the YPS global agenda. The program recognizes advances in the field and work already being done within the YPS realm, while at the same time supporting practitioners by linking their work to tools, research and practice in related fields that will elevate and amplify their work.

Type: Short course

Eligibility: Youth leaders and practitioners interested in linking their work to tools, research and practice in related fields that will elevate and amplify their work.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award:

  • This offering has no fee. All accepted applicants will be sponsored.
  • All costs related to the offering, including lodging and meals throughout the two weeks at Columbia University, will be covered. Flight/transportation to/from the program and visa application fees are not covered.

Duration of Programme: June 3–14, 2019

How to Apply: Apply Here

  • It is important to go through all application requirements on the Programme Webpage see link below) before applying
  • GOODLUCK!

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