The Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP) is pleased to announce its fourth annual Cora Weiss Fellowship for Young Women Peacebuilders. Launched in 2015, the Fellowship aims to support the development of young women peacebuilders and ensure that more young people share Cora’s vision for sustainable peace and gender equality as strong and integral parts of our global culture.
Eligibility: Applicant must meet the following criteria
At least two years’ experience of volunteering or employment in a women’s rights/human rights/peace advocacy organization.
Two years’ work experience in policy advocacy on women’s rights, human rights, peace and other social justice issues, including understanding of the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, and related laws and policies;
A Bachelor’s degree in international relations, women/gender studies or any of the social sciences;
Has lived or worked in a developing country for at least two years; and
Full proficiency in English. Since the fellowship will take place in New York where the international community is mainly congregated, complete proficiency in the English language is a must. Proficiency in any other UN language is a plus.
Airfare, room and board, health insurance, local transport and other personal expenses.
Deadline is May 31, 2019
For more information, click here