Call for Applications: Strengthening Young Women Peacebuilders’ Capacity in Complex Crises

CATEGORY: Training

Tamara El Chammah (UNAOC)

UN Women, in collaboration with UNAOC and UNFPA is now accepting applications from young women peacebuilders for the pilot initiative “Strengthening Young Women Peacebuilders’ Capacity in Complex Crises”.


The programme seeks to support young women leading civil society organizations in fragile and/or conflict-affected countries. The objective is to provide them with capacity building sessions to strengthen their fundraising skills, and to create a space for peer exchange, networking, sharing of best practices, and lessons learned among young women peacebuilders.

Twenty-five young women will be selected to take part in a 4-day training which will be held in Tbilisi, Georgia towards the end of 2022.

The Call is open for young women between 18 and 30 years old, who are founding or key member of a legally registered civil society organization working on peacebuilding, human rights, women’s rights, youth rights or related; and are from one of the following eligible states and territories: Afghanistan, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Moldova, Mozambique, Myanmar, Niger, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, State of Palestine, Sudan, Syria, Ukraine, and Yemen.

More information is available here:

Interested candidates should fill in the online application form before 15 August 2022.



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