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Nominate and Be Nominated to be a Youth Representative for the UN Women global and regional Civil Society Advisory Groups

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Are you a young person with some experience and passion in gender issues? Are you between the ages of 18 and 25 from any country in the world? Have you ever considered serving in the United Nations? If your answer is yes for the above questions, this is the opportunity you have been waiting for.

UN Women is issuing a global call for nominations to enlist two new members as youth representatives on its Global Civil Society Advisory Group (GCSAG). The specific objectives of the Global Civil Society Advisory Group are to- foster dialogue and engagement with a view to advance global goals of gender equality and women’s empowerment; enable the Executive Director to consult with civil society and draw upon the rich and diverse expertise, experience, outreach and networks, perspective and knowledge that civil society can offer; serve as a consultative forum of ideas and strategies for UN Women’s program; and to serve as an advocacy coalition for UN Women.

Eligibility

  • Individuals who are committed to the core values of the United Nations and to the mission of UN Women can be nominated.
  • Nominee must be between the age of 18 and 25 years with a  record of accomplishment in areas related to gender equality and women’s empowerment.
  • Nominees must have proven track record in their respective fields preferably with strong credentials as gender, development and or human rights advocates.
  • Nominees can be from non-governmental organizations, women’s organization networks/coalitions, and movements, grassroots/community based organizations, academia, youth organizations, men and boys, and others working on gender equality, women’s rights and women’s empowerment.

Deadline: 31 July 2014, 5 p.m. EST (DST).

Application

Nominations should be submitted to civil.society[at]unwomen.org by the deadline

For additional information kindly visit the UN Women Call for Nominations for Youth Civil Society Group Advisory Group Representative

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