A fully-funded opportunity is open to committed young people across the African continent to participate in the AU Youth Humanitarian Forum, scheduled for May 15-17, 2023 in Antananarivo, Madagascar.

The forum aims to strengthen the pattern of humanitarian responses in Africa, promote ownership and leadership of youth on humanitarian issues, and mobilize African youth for action on humanitarian development.

Participants will have the chance to familiarize themselves with the roles and mandate of the African Humanitarian Agency, as well as engage in meaningful discussions with other youth delegates from across the continent.

Eligibility Criteria:

• Demonstrative track record of meaningful engagement with youth in various areas relating to Humanitarian and Social development, nationally, continentally and internationally.

• Socially involved and interested in development issues and policy dialogue on Humanitarian Issues.

• Ability to draft a youth position paper on youth issues relating to Humanitarian affairs.

• Experience in youth engagement and affiliated with youth-led organisations, networks or movements.

• Proficiency in any AU language.

• Have a valid passport with at least six months to expiry.

• Be an African residing in any African country or in the Diaspora.

• Being 18 – 35 years of age at the time of application.

Click HERE to apply