Call for Applications at the International Institute for Youth Development PETRI – Sofia for 2 positions of Fellow:
- Youth Fellow interested in online community coordination and content editing for “Speak Act Change” platform;
- Y-PEER International Fellow interested in advocacy initiatives implementation and youth participation on regional level;
The International Institute for Youth Development PETRI – Sofia is a knowledge hub and regional resource center at the National Center of Public Health and Analyses (NCPHA), Bulgaria, that supports youth empowerment in the areas of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), gender equality and peace-building in the region of Eastern Europe and Central Asia and beyond. Established in 2007, as a joint initiative of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, NCPHA and the Y-PEER International Network, PETRI Sofia has over 9 years of experience working on peer education standardization, youth leadership, comprehensive sexuality education (CSE), youth-adult partnership, research, monitoring and evaluation, training and information sharing in the field of HIV prevention and SRHR of young people.
PETRI – Sofia is an implementing partner of the UNFPA Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia in capacity building and research and is helping to improve the access of young people to SRHR education and services, with a special focus on addressing the needs of vulnerable/underprivileged young people and young key populations. In this regard, as part of the Annual Work Plan for 2017, PETRI – Sofia will develop an online platform for advocacy, youth participation and sexual and reproductive health and rights, aiming to provide space for networking and partnership for relevant stakeholders with a focus on the ICPD review and SDGs monitoring and implementation. As always, PETRI-Sofia would like to have young people at the heart of all of its work, and would like to give young professionals the opportunity to build and lead the platform.
Call for Application is for the selection of the next PETRI Fellows and the period of fellowship should be from 01.06.2019 to 23.12.2019 Please indicate all convenient periods in your application form.
Applicants are eligible being from this region/countries: Eastern Europe and Central Asia (Armenia, Albania, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kosovo, Republic of Macedonia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Ukraine, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Serbia, Turkmenistan).
On the following link you can check documents, , which includes detailed information about the fellowship as well as the Application Form > https://drive.google.com/…/1YD5mwdNri-FEUKZnA-_ilJC0MlQQU0x…
Accommodation and living allowance, as well as travel expenses and visa costs are included.
All applications, including following documents should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 24th May, 2019:
- Application form;
- CV (Curriculum Vitae);
- Recommendation letter from the Head of the relevant UNFPA CO /youth specialist/liaison officer or other relevant representative is a must;
- Recommendation letter/s prepared by a National Network Focal Point of Y-PEER/ Leader / Coordinator, Head of candidate’s NGO, or other partner or network, closely related to the work of the candidate would be asset/s;
ONLY fully completed applications sent before the deadline will be accepted and reviewed.
PETRI-Sofia Team wishes you Good luck!
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