Applications are now invited for the Africa Regional Fellowships tagged ”Be the Peace Agent”: Discover the Treasure of Inner & Outer Peace from Africa.

After successfully organizing two major events, last September, in Kenya and Nigeria, Peace Revolution is coming back to Africa to organize Regional fellowships for the first time in Africa. Each regional fellowship will bring together 25 young leaders to learn and exchange during three day retreat. Each fellowship will be an opportunity to engage African young leaders and support their growth as change-makers in peace-building in their communities. The fellowships will include activities, meditation and workshops providing the participants with new skills and perspectives in peace work. Its main focus shall be on youth, peace and self-development.

Details

For East Africa, the fellowship will take place in Kenya from 13th – 15th September 2013. Participants should be from Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda. Deadline for East Africa: 20th August 2013

For West Africa, ” Soyons des Agents de la Paix” fellowship will take place in Senegal from 27th – 29th September, 2013. Participants should be from Nigeria, Mali, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Mauritania, Niger, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ivory Coast and Liberia. For West Africa: 31st August 2013

For Southern Africa, the fellowship will take place in South Africa from 4th – 6th October 2013. Participants should be from Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Deadline for Southern Africa: 31st August 2013

What is covered by Peace Revolution

  • Full sponsoring of airfare

  • Free accommodation

  • Free catering

  • Free local transportation

Costs:

  • Meditation retreat fee of 75USD

  • Participants are responsible for obtaining their visas in good time before departure to the host country of their region.

Eligibility

  • Be 18-30 years old

  • Only Africans living in Africa are eligible for the fellowships

  • Participants should apply for the Regional Fellowship where their eligible country is where they reside (even if they don’t originate from that country)

  • Must have completed at least 14 days of the online self-development program.

  • Complete the confine application online before the deadline of each fellowship.

  • Be a young leader in a local, national or international organization

  • Be able to communicate in English

  • Pay a commitment fee of 75USD upon arrival

Deadline: August 20, 2013

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