Application for the 2017 Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships Programme for Africans is now open
Deadline: October 14, 2016 | Views: 2,674
Location: Abidjan in Côte d’Ivoire, Addis Ababa in Ethiopia and Geneva in Switzerland.
Applications are invited for Mo Ibrahim Foundation Leadership Fellowship Program available for young professionals, mid-career and new executives from Africa. The fellowships offer the opportunity to work in the executive offices of either the African Development Bank (Abidjan), the UN Economic Commission for Africa (Addis Ababa) or the International Trade Centre (Geneva).
This one-year fellowship programme is available for young professionals, mid-career and new executives.
The fellowships offer the opportunity to work in the executive offices of either the African Development Bank (Abidjan), the UN Economic Commission for Africa (Addis Ababa) or the International Trade Centre (Geneva).
The Fellowship is for young professionals, mid-career and new executives. To apply for this position, you need to be national of one of AfDB member countries. The fellow must:
- National of an African country;
- 7-10 years of relevant work experience;
- Master’s degree;
- Under the age of 40, or 45 for women with children;
- Any additional criteria as set by the host.
Prospective fellows who meet the eligibility criteria should apply direct to the relevant institution using the links below:
- The African Development Bank (AfDB) | Application link
- The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) | UNECA vacancies page
- The International Trade Centre (ITC) | Application link
- Process opens 12 August 2016;
- applications due 14 October 2016;
- successful candidate notified January 2017;
- press announcement of Fellows 3 February 2017;
- Fellows start date May 2017.
MO Ibrahim Foundation Leadership Fellowship Program is open to citizens of Africa (Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Madagascar, Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, São Tomé & Príncipe, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Sudan (applicants also need to be national of one of AfDB member countries).http://www.youthop.com/fellowships/application-for-the-2017-ibrahim-leadership-fellowships-programme-for-africans-is-now-openhttp://www.youthop.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Ibrahim-Leadership-Fellowships-Programme-2017-for-Africans.jpghttp://www.youthop.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Ibrahim-Leadership-Fellowships-Programme-2017-for-Africans-150x150.jpgFellowships