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.

It offers personal and professional development to leaders who work for positive social change in the field of democracy, human rights, sustainability and equality. YLVP delivers the personal, professional and networking 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 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 transparency, democracy 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 other programme alumni think of their YLVP experience? Visit the Swedish Institute’s Vimeo account to hear what Iyad, Tove and Mina have to say.

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