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Young Peacebuilders for Climate Action for Young Leaders from Southeast Asia

Application Deadline: May 26, 2017, Friday, 23:59 p.m. (ICT).

ASEAN Peace Project is a non-profit organization focused on designing and implementing youth-led incubator and leadership programs to support peace-building and environmental protections efforts for conflict-affected communities in the Southeast Asian region.

It was co-founded by four young individuals from the Philippines during their academic fellowship with President Barack Obama’s Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative in the United States focused on global environmental issues at the Honolulu-based East-West Center.

The Young Peacebuilders for Climate Action is seeking thirty (30) youth leaders from conflict-affected and/or disaster-prone communities across the Southeast Asia. They will be selected based on their leadership qualities and track record, including volunteer activities, educational background, and community service experiences, among others. We are looking for individuals who will be able to demonstrate their potential to make a difference for and address the challenges confronting their communities. All applicants for the accelerator program must:

  • Be between the ages of 18 and 25 at the time of the program;
  • Be able to demonstrate their commitment to peace-building, environmental protection, disaster management and/or social entrepreneurship;
  • Be currently a full-time undergraduate or graduate student; recent graduate of college, university, or other institutions of higher learning; or young professional who has recently joined the workforce;
  • Be a resident of conflict-affected and/or disaster-prone areas in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.
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Application Requirements

 

    1. Fill out Young Peacebuilders for Climate Action’s online application form at this Google Forms link.
      Please note that the applicants may only submit one (1) application. Multiple applications will not be considered. Duplicate submissions may be grounds for disqualification. Please carefully review your application before submitting.
    2. Be a member of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative by signing up on their website.
    3. Like and follow the following pages on Facebook and Twitter:

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Young Peacebuilders for Climate Action for Young Leaders

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