The following are some responses to the frequently asked questions about the Tanzania UN Youth Delegates and Fellows;
- What does Tanzania UNYD & F stand for?
Tanzania UNYD & F stands for Tanzania United Nations Youth Delegates and Fellows.
- What is the Tanzania UN Youth Delegates & Fellows Program?
The Tanzania UN Youth Delegates and Fellows is part of the AFRICAN UNYD, a program which aims to increase representation of the youth of the Global South at the United Nations. Therefore, we are looking for interested and highly motivated young people who want to become UN Youth Delegates and UN Youth Fellows to represent the interests of the youth at both the national and international level! In 2024 The Program seeks for 20 Tanzania UN Youth Fellows from which 2 will become the official Tanzania UN Youth Delegates. The AUNYD is not an official part of the UN Youth Delegate Program. The UN Youth Delegate Program is driven and owned by UN Member States. Official Youth Delegates are always exclusively selected by UN Member States. The AUNYD we select have a better chance to become national UN Youth Delegates through our training and support.
- Is it Fully Funded?
Yes! The program is fully funded for the 2 delegates to attend regional workshop and the UNGA meeting and for the fellows to attend national workshops.
- Is there a salary?
NO! This is not a job offer hence there is NO salary, it is an opportunity to represent Tanzanian youth at the United Nations, learn about various issues concerning young people, and increase your network.
- Is it a must to record the video on the application?
Yes, it is a must to record the video as part of the application requirement.
- What does the program offer?
The chance to become part of a national UN Fellowship with opportunities at UN internships, formulating a mandate that represents the demands of the youth, and outreach activities. Moreover, two fellows are selected as youth delegates and get to represent the youth interests of your country at the UN General Assembly in New York.
- What are the eligibility requirements for Tanzania UNYD & F?
Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, socioeconomic status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The Tanzania UN Youth Delegates and Fellows Program is open to young Tanzanians between the ages of 18 and 32 who are passionate about leadership, youth development, responsible and committed to fulfill duties of delegates.
- What are the criteria for selection?
Selection panels will use various criteria to evaluate applications including how the applicants responded, and it is on merit and competent based.
- Can a foreigner apply for the program?
No! only Tanzanian nationals can apply for Tanzania UN Youth Delegates and Fellows Program.
- Is it a must for me to be available to attend all workshops?
Yes, it is. You MUST be available to attend the national workshop for the fellows, regional workshops for the delegates and to travel on all the indicated dates of the program. And you will be disqualified as a UN Youth Delegate if you do not participate in all of the mentioned dates.
Application form available at:https://forms.gle/4H5G19muZqzSKtEB6
Deadline: 15th January 2024