UNFPA Young Innovators Fellowship Programme

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UNFPA Young Innovators Fellowship Programme

  • Are you aged between 18 – 25 years?
  • Do you have a passion to make a difference in your community?
  • Do you want to advocate for the rights of young people in your country?
  • Do you feel like you have the drive to lead a change, and want to develop your skillsets to do so?

If you have answered yes, then UNFPA invites you to apply to their Young Innovators Fellowship Programme! 

What does the fellowship programme offers?

In addition to the experience you will gain from working with the agency for 12 months, all successful applicants will be provided with the following by UNFPA:

  1. Cost of return economy-class travel from country of origin
  2. Financial and administrative assistance with travel documents and visa requirements
  3. Health insurance
  4. Housing arrangements (fully paid for accommodation)
  5. Monthly stipend (for meals and other basic needs)
  6. A workstation with computer and internet access
  7. Opportunities to be mentored by UNFPA staff and external mentors
  8. Administrative assistance as required via our Service Centre


  • Demonstrated interest and dedication to development issues established through either volunteer experience, work experience, affiliations with a youth network or NGO, in areas of UNFPA’s mandate (seehttp://www.unfpa.org/about-us)
  • Basic understanding of issues of importance to UNFPA and what the organization stands for
  • Working knowledge of English (mandatory: written and oral)
  • Commitment to return to home country to promote International Conference of Population and Development mandate. For details regarding ICPD

Website: https://unjobfinder.org/news/young-innovators-fellowship-programme–new-initiative-launched-by-unfpa

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