2020 U.S. Institute of Peace Generation Change Youth Leaders’ Exchange with His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Deadline: March 13, 2020.
The U.S. Institute of Peace and His Holiness the Dalai Lama have partnered to build bridges between international leaders and youth peacebuilders. In support of UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security, this partnership will create a space where constructive, intergenerational conversations can occur that begin to lessen the divides separating the work of youth leaders and more traditional leaders.
The program will bring a group of youth peacebuilders to Dharamsala for two days of conversation with the Dalai Lama to discuss ways in which youth can partner with international leaders to build peace. Selected youth will come from some of the world’s most conflict-ridden areas.
• Must reside and work in Afghanistan, Burma, Colombia, Iraq, Libya, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria (or of Syrian origin living and working in Lebanon, Turkey or Jordan), Tunisia or Venezuela.
• Must be 18-28 years old.
• Must be able to read, write and speak English.
• Must hold a leadership role in an organization that does peacebuilding work.
• Must have a passport that is valid through May 2021
. Must submit updated CV and Passport information page to GenChange@usip.org
Please send your CV and passport data to GenChange@usip.org. Application is not deemed complete until CV and passport data page have been submitted to the above email.