Call for Applications: SDSN Youth Local Pathways Fellowship 2020 for Young Innovators

SDSN Youth Local Pathways Fellowship 2020 for Young Innovators: Are you innovative? Are you young in mind and age? Do you think you have leadership ability and make impact in your locality? Or even more you think you can stand out in any learning environment? Then this opportunity – SDSN Youth Local Pathways Fellowship 2020 is for you.

The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network – Youth Initiative (SDSN Youth) announced the launch of the call for applications for the 2020 cohort of its Local Pathways Fellowship program.

Fellowship Sponsor(s): SDSN Youth supported by SDG Cities Guide, MIT Solve, World Urban Campaign, Milan Urban Food Policy Act, UN Habitat, Alliance for Peacebuilding and the World Federation of United Nations Associations.

Program Title: 2020 Local Pathways Fellowship

Program Location: No fixed location.

Program Type: Young Innovators Fellowship.

Slots: Several.

Country/Candidate Eligibility: Global eligibility.


See Also: Mo Ibrahim Foundation – AfDB Collaboration Leadership Fellowship Program 2019/2020

About the Fellowship (2020 Local Pathways Fellowship):

The Fellowship is one of the world’s leading training and research programs on SDG11 for young urban leaders. It offers the knowledge, resources, and platform needed to empower young urban innovators to take local actions for the implementation of the UN 2030 Agenda in their localities by:

  • Guiding and informing their advocacy and outreach work;
  • Providing them with a framework for engagement with local stakeholders;
  • Facilitating mutual learning and exchange of urban solutions; and
  • Supporting their efforts to promote local understanding, dialogue and problem-solving for sustainable development.

Eligibility Criteria and Basic Application Requirements:

To participate in the fellowship program, it is required for the applicants to:

  • Be between 18 and 30 years old (exceptions may apply);
  • Be based in the same city throughout the Fellowship (January to November 2020);
  • Demonstrated commitment to working toward urban sustainable development;
  • A minimum of one year of professional or academic experience in development practice, urban planning, community engagement, and advocacy, or similar.

Recommended Opportunities:

  1. Global Initiative Resilience Fund: Apply for Resilience Fellowship 2020
  2. Fully-Funded Atlas Corps Fellowship 2020 for Young Graduates to the United States


Application Procedures for the SDSN Youth Local Pathways Fellowship 2020 for Young Innovators – How-to-Apply:

Local Pathways Fellowship welcomes young applicants across the globe, passionate about sustainable urban development. Applications and additional information are available at www.localpathways.org.

Fellowship Benefits:

In addition to other numerous benefits, fellows stand a chance of being sponsored to attend innovative forum in top cities of the world. Top fellows from the 2019 cohort will be supported to attend the World Urban Forum 10 in Abu Dhabi next February 2020 where they will present their innovative projects that are solving their cities challenges.

Application Deadline: December 15th, 2019.

Visit the Official Website for Further Details.

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