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YALI Regional Leadership Empowerment Programme 2023 For Young Canadian

YALI Regional Leadership Empowerment Programme 2023 | The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) was launched by the United States government as a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. If you are interested in YALI Accra RLC 2023, Read  through.

The YALI RLC West Africa Emerging Leaders Program – Current Cohort Registration 2023 portal are now open. Only successful applicants will be contacted by the YALI Accra RLC.

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The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) was launched by the United States government as a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders.

YALI promotes three models designed to identify and empower young leaders:

  •  The YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship
  • YALI Network
  • Now the establishment of Regional Leadership Centers across Africa

Benefit for applying YALI Accra RLC 2023:

  • At the end of the program participants will be awarded with certificates and become members of the prestigious YALI Alumni
  • Participants will be taken through various forms of leadership training to prepare them for leadership roles in their various organizations, communities and countries.
  • Visa to Accra (if required)
  • Round-trip travel from your country of citizenship* to Accra, Ghana
  • Transportation to/from Kotoka International Airport to/from the YALI Regional Leadership Center, West Africa – Accra, for all non-Ghanaian participants
  • For Ghanaian, transportation to/from the YALI Regional Leadership Center, West Africa – Accra will be provided for from your location of residence
  • Customized academic and leadership course;
  • Accident and sickness benefit plan during the course
  • Housing and meals

Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, gender, religion, socio-economic status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

The management of the YALI Regional Leadership Center, West Africa – Accra reserves the right to verify all information applicants provide during the application process.

YALI Accra RLC Offers the following:

  • Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Civil Society Management
  • Public Policy and Management

Eligibility:

The YALI Regional Leadership Center West Africa is merit-based and open to young West African leaders who meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be between the age18 to 35 years of age at the time of application submission,
  • Applicants must be citizens and residents of one of the following countries: Ghana, Nigeria, Togo, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Liberia, Sierra     Leone, The Gambia and Burkina Faso.
  • Are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S.
  • Are eligible to receive any necessary visa to Ghana, and
  • Are proficient in reading, writing, listening and speaking English.

How to Apply

Interested Applicants for Cohort 42 (Online) 2023 can now click here to start your application

Applications Deadline: 11/12/2022. Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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