Sunday, December 27, 2020

Call for Applications: UNAOC First Online Youth Consultation 2021

In accordance with the United Nations’ continuous commitment to the inclusion of the youth and sport in the maintenance and promotion of peace and security, the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) will convene an interactive Youth Consultation to provide a collaborative, open and inclusive platform for young actors preventing violent extremism through sport. This event takes place on January 20-21, 2021, within the framework of the “Global Programme on Security of Major Sporting Events, and Promotion of Sport and its Values as a Tool to Prevent Violent Extremism”, implemented by the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), in partnership with UNICRI, the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Centre for Sport and Security (ICSS).

This is a global call to young people aged 15-29, who are interested in the role sport can play in preventing violent extremism through policymaking, innovative programming, knowledge sharing and awareness-raising.


Consider applying to be one of the selected participants in this United Nations-led first Online Youth Consultation on Preventing Violent Extremism Through Sport (taking place on January 20-21, 2021) if you:
  • Age: be 15-29 years of age. To be considered eligible, applicants must be born on or between January 20, 1992 and January 21, 2006.
  • Region: no geographic restrictions.
  • Commitment: demonstrate commitment to diversity and pluralism, nonviolence, peaceful and inclusive societies and adhere to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the principles and values of the Charter of the United Nations.
  • Language: the working language of the event will be English. No translation will be available.
  • The application is duly completed, submitted by the deadline and contains all supporting documentation, requested as part of the call. Half-complete applications or applications filled in other languages than English will not be reviewed and considered.
Note: It is considered an asset if you have experience with leading or participating in communication campaigns, information drives, organizing sports events, or policy work. 
How to Apply:
Please visit HERE for apply


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