The Swedish Institute calls for applications to Young Leaders Visitors Program, an intercultural leadership program for young opinion-makers from Sweden and selected countries in the MENA region – apply before Feb 15, 2011.
Are you a young opinion-maker with a vision? Do you want to make a change? Apply to a leadership program unlike any other - become part of an exclusive network of young leaders through the Young Leaders Visitors Program.
The Swedish Institute Young Leaders Visitors Program (YLVP) is an intercultural leadership program focused on social media as a tool for positive change. The program invites young opinion-makers from Sweden and selected countries in the MENA region (Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, West Bank-Gaza and Yemen) who are actively working for social change in their respective contexts.
YLVP is designed to give participants innovative tools to shape public opinion in cutting-edge media while strengthening their intercultural leadership skills. The first phase of the program will take place in Sweden during two weeks in May. There will be two follow-ups, one in the MENA region and one in Sweden.
Who can apply?
Opinion-makers between 20 and 35 years old from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, West Bank-Gaza, Yemen or Sweden who are engaged in media, culture, society, business or politics and are actively working for social change within their own context, using media as a tool for shaping public opinion.
Submit your application by using the online application form and the YLVP questionnaire together with an updated CV. You will find the application procedure at www.si.se/ylvp.
There is no fee for the program. Travel, hotel and food expenses are included in the program.
Deadline for application: February 15, 2011
Announcement of final candidates: April, 2011
YLVP 2011: Two weeks during May, 2011
For more information about the Young Leaders Visitors Program, go to www.si.se/ylvp or contact Javeria Rizvi Kabani, program manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org Swedish Institute | Svenska institutet