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The UNAOC Fellowship Program for Individuals from Europe and North America to visit MENA region

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Fellowship Program is open for individuals from Europe and North America (EUNA). The EUNA individuals can apply for the fellowship program and be selected to visit four different countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) during December 2014.

The UNAOC fellowship program provides emerging leaders with opportunities to get more familiar with the diverse realities and cultural environments of other cultures. Total 15 emerging leaders from the EUNA region will be selected to participate in the exposure visit to three/four countries in the MENA region during the first half of December 2014. This is an opportunity for the participants to deepen their understanding of the realities, perceptions, challenges and achievements of key sectors of life in the MENA region. The exposure visits will allow fellows to engage with prominent personalities and institutions in areas such as government, international organizations, civil society, media, social impact entrepreneurs, religion and culture.

Professional Activities of applicants

Civil society organizations

Traditional and social media

Politics

Government

Community movements/initiatives

Faith based organizations

Social impact entrepreneurship

Academia

Think tanks

Eligibility Criteria

# Applicants must be the national of a North American or European country between 26 and 38 years of age.

# Applicant must be proficient in English language.

# Applicants must possess a passport valid at least 6 months beyond December 2014.

# Applicants must commit to be available to travel for a period of up to 15 days in the first half of December 2014 as scheduled by UNAOC.

# Applicants must be involved in one of the above mentioned professional activities.

For more information, please visit UNAOC Call for Applications.

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