Application Deadline: February 19th 2019
Are you a change maker in your community? Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge? Do you want to join Ireland’s network of active citizens and create long lasting change within your community?
Apply today to become an Irish SDG Advocate.
The SDG Advocate programme will offer 26 active citizens an opportunity to become one of Ireland’s SDG Advocates through this innovative project. This training course will allow the advocates to deepen their understanding of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals, represent the project internationally and lead transformative change in Ireland.
The mission of Development Perspectives is to contribute to lessening poverty, inequality and climate change through transformative education and active global citizenship. The SDG advocate programme helps us achieve this mission. The focus is on poverty, human rights, trade, globalisation, conflict, sustainability, systems thinking, social change and aid. We will engage participants in an experiential learning journey that aims to challenge views, opinions, knowledge and awareness of the world around us.
You will – Be offered the opportunity to represent the project at both national and international events.
•You will – Learn essential knowledge and skills regarding the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
•You will – Gain practical action-orientated experience. Discover best practices in creating social change in both Ireland and Vietnam/Tanzania.
•You will – Enhance and strengthen the skills, instincts, and abilities that will advance your professional development.
•You will – Build your network and learn key engagement strategies to drive community involvement.
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