Home » Blog » UNAOC Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Fellowship Programme, 2019

UNAOC Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Fellowship Programme, 2019

Applications are invited for the UNAOC Fellowship Program for the candidates from Europe and North America (EUNA) and from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

The main objective of the Fellowship Program is to challenge cultural stereotypes and develop cross-cultural partnerships between peoples from different faiths and cultures.

Advertisements

Review

Sending
User Review
0 (0 votes)

The UNAOC Fellowships aims at fostering intercultural exchange and interfaith understanding by engaging with emerging leaders and young professionals from Europe, North-America (EUNA), the Middle East and North-Africa (MENA).

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) was established in 2005 as a special political initiative of then Secretary-General Kofi Annan, co-sponsored by the Governments of Spain and Turkey.

In order to be eligible applicants must be fluent in English.

Description:

  • Application Deadline: March 10, 2019
  • Course Level: This is a two-week fellowships programme.
  • Study Subject: The theme of the Fellowship in 2019 is “The role  of women in peacemaking and conflict prevention”
  • Award: 
  • Number of Awards: Not given
  • Nationality: Candidates from the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, and North America are eligible to apply.
  • The award can be taken in During two weeks, the EUNA cohort and the MENA cohort will visit each other’s region and interact with a wide range of local actors and partners.

Eligibility::

  • Eligible Countries: Candidates from Europe and North America (EUNA) and from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are eligible to apply for these fellowships.
  • Entrance Requirements: To be eligible as EUNA candidates, applicants must be:
    • Nationals from the United States, Canada, or a country member of the Council of Europe (plus Belarus)
    • Born between January 1st, 1984 and December 31st, 1994
    • Fluent in English
    • Working directly in the fields of gender and peacemaking or conflict prevention.
    • In possession of a passport valid at least 3 months beyond July 2019 (October 1st,2019 and beyond)
    • Must not have participated in any of UNAOC programmes before.
    • Available to travel for a period of 15 days in June or July 2019 as scheduled by UNAOC. Final dates will be confirmed 4 weeks before departure.

    To be eligible as MENA candidates, applicants must be:

    • Nationals from Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, State of Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, or Yemen.
    • Born between January 1st1984 and December 31st1994
    • Fluent in English
    • Working directly in the fields of gender and peacemaking or conflict prevention.
    • In possession of a passport valid at least 6 months beyond November 2019 (May 1st2020 and beyond)
    • Must not have participated in any of UNAOC programmes before.
    • Available to travel for a period of 15 days in October or November 2019 as scheduled by UNAOC. Final dates will be confirmed 4 weeks before departure.

    The jury will only evaluate applications meeting all of the above-mentioned criteria.

  • English Language Requirements: Applicants must be fluent in English.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

EUNA Application Form

MENA Application Form

Scholarship Link