Ubuntu United Nations is an online, certified, entirely free training composed of 5 themed seminars based on the Ubuntu Leaders Academy model that will be facilitated with the participation of Nobel Peace Laureates and by Heads of State and Prime-Ministers.
The program includes a 25-hour training certificate with the participation of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, such as Muhammad Yunus, Kaylash Satyarthi and Leymah Gbowee.
When: October – December 2021 (check the dates for each seminar below)
Who: young leaders aged between 18-35 from across the world
Deadline for applications: 30 August 2021
Developed by the Ubuntu Leaders Academy, the Ubuntu United Nations is a free of charge and certified training program inspired by the Ubuntu philosophy for young leaders. The initiative counts on the participation of the UN Secretary-General António Guterres and seeks to encourage and to commit youth leaders and changemakers to Human Rights advocacy, Social Justice and Sustainable Development.
The thematic seminars are:
- Leading like Mandela – Peace and Reconciliation, 24 October 2021
- Building Bridges – Intercultural/Interfaith Dialogue, 7 November 2021
- Overcoming Obstacles – Overcoming Poverty and Social Exclusion, 21 November 2021
- Ubuntu Lives – Human Rights, 5 December 2021
- I have a dream – Gender Equality and Environmental Protection, 19 December 2021
The motto of this training program is Building Bridges – Igniting Youth Action for Unity in Diversity. English language proficiency is important. Full attendance is expected.
The candidates can apply through the website below by sending a 3-minute video (max) shot with their smartphone, introducing themselves and mentioning why they decided to apply to the Ubuntu United Nations.
Apply here by 30 August 2021www.ubuntuunitednations.org
Discover the programme herewww.ubuntuunitednations.org