The program seeks to bring together rising leaders, in different sectors, who have displayed leadership capabilities, but who also have a strong sense of commitment to social and economic issues facing their communities in particular and the world in general. The Emerging Leaders are chosen not only for their outstanding achievements, but for their character, commitment to others and to contemporary development, business and other Atlantic interregional shared issues.
Applicants must be between the ages of 23 and 35 on the day that applications for the fellowship open, Candidates must be citizens of a participating country — Africa; North, Central, or South America; the Caribbean; or the European Union; or Asia— and need to speak English proficiently. Candidates must be available for the full five days of the program.
Applicants should send their current resume or CV in PDF format and a personal statement of no more than 250 words explaining the reasons for their application and how they will contribute to and benefit from the Atlantic Dialogues Emerging Leaders Program.
OCP Policy Center and the GMF will accept applications until September 12, 2016. If you have any additional questions, please email Nisrine Ouazzani at Nisrine.Ouazzani@ocppc.ma and Danielle Piatkiewicz at DPiatkiewicz@gmfus.org.
For the selected applicants, the organizers will be pleased to cover hotel, meals, and local travel during the event. We also have limited funds available for travel assistance for the selected emerging leaders.
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