The Mo Ibrahim Foundation Leadership Fellowship Program calls on mid-level professionals interested in advancing their experience in multilateral international organizations to apply for the leadership fellowship program. The fellowship established in 2010form a selective programme designed to identify and support future African leaders. The Ibrahim Leadership Fellows receive mentoring from the current leaders of key multilateral institutions. Through this annual fellowship programme, we seek to deepen and broaden our growing network which continues to contribute its skills and learning to a better Africa.
All applications must be submitted directly to the institution of interest. Fellowships are offered at:
- The African Development Bank (AfDB)
The fellow will work in the executive office for a year at the headquarters of AfDB in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.
- The International Trade Centre (ITC)
The fellow will work in the executive office for a year at the headquarters of ITC in Geneva, Switzerland.
- The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
The fellow will work in the executive office for a year at the headquarters of UNECA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Eligible applicants must fulfil the following criteria:
- be a national of an African country
- have 7-10 years of relevant work experience
- have a Master’s Degree
- be under the age of 40, or 45 for women with children
You can apply for the fellowship program at African Development bank here
You can apply for the fellowship program at International Trace Centre here
You can apply for the fellowship at UNECA here
September 12, 2014
For additional information, kindly visit the Mo Ibrahim Leadership Fellowship Program Website