Apply for EDD 2018 Young Leaders Programme

Apply for EDD 2018 Young Leaders Programme

Do you play an active role in the fight for gender equality and women empowerment at local, national or regional level? Do you want to share your vision of the future with other influential development actors? The time has come to make your voice heard: Apply for the Young Leaders Programme and grab the chance to be invited to Brussels to share your ideas!


  • Ensuring the Physical and Psychological Integrity of Girls and Women
  • Promoting Economics and Social rights and Empowerment of Girls and Women
  • Strengthening Girls and Women’s voice and Participation.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The European Commission is inviting young people from around the world to play an active role in this year’s EDD.
  • They are looking for 15 extraordinary young people aged 21-26 who can represent the powerful impact that youth are having in the development field.
  • The Young Leaders Programme will consist of a 10-day visit to Brussels, where Young Leaders will meet EU experts, stakeholders and play a leading role in the EDD Programme, which will include speaking in various session alongside global leaders.

How to Apply

  • Interested? click HERE to apply.

Deadline: 2 March 2018.

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Sandra Chinedu

Chinedu Sandra is an Entrepreneur within the I.C.T space and loves blogging. She is on the Honour list of GEM, a World Bank Project for start-ups in Africa.

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