Young Leaders Visitors Programme (YLVP)

Young Leaders Visitors Programme (YLVP) is an intercultural leadership programme for young leaders from the Middle East, North Africa and Sweden.

The programme offers personal and professional development to leaders who work for positive social change in the fields of democracy, human rights, sustainability and equality. YLVP provides the tools necessary to accomplish greater social impact.

YLVP builds and strengthens individual leadership through group-centric methods such as collaboration, feedback and reflection. Participants will learn in group from merited facilitators and from each other, through workshops, practical exercises and hands-on performance.

The call for applications for YLVP 2017 is now open! Deadline for the application to be submitted is 5 December 2016. Read more about the application process here.

Who can apply?

The four-week programme is divided into two modules at separate times and places. Application is open to individuals between 22 and 32 years of age from Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen or Sweden, who are actively working for social change through the promotion of democracy, sustainability, diversity and/or human rights.

Applicants must have a proficient command of both written and spoken English.

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Curious to know what a few YLVP alumni think of their YLVP experience? Find out what ShereenIyad, Tove and Mina have to say.

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