Application Due Date: April 30 th 2019
The Peace and Security Fellowships for African Ladies unite African females at the early phases of their profession to carry out a thoroughly developed training program in Management, Advancement and Security at the African Management Centre (ALC), King’s College London.
The Fellowship program is developed to expose young expert African females to the intricacies of dispute, security and advancement and equip them for professions in this field. The program is developed versus a variety of background elements. First is the relatively low level of females associated with peace and security problems specifically as compared to those associated with human rights and advancement problems.
The Fellowships consist of 2 six-month stages. Throughout the very first six-month stage at the ALC in Nairobi and King’s College London, the Fellows carry out full-time research study of MA-level courses in management, security and advancement that are collectively established by the ALC and King’s College London.
The Fellows likewise have mentoring sessions on management, advancement and peace and security, provided by a worldwide network of popular professionals on these problems. They will study and check out numerous international organizations operating in the field of peace and security. This stage will end with a simulation workshop throughout which a mock dispute management scenario will be practiced. The 2nd stage will be an accessory of Fellows to an African local organisation, research study organization or centre of quality to carry out useful operate in the field of management, peace and security consisting of peace and dispute management procedures.
% aa; Prospects should be female people of African nations.
% aa; Effective prospects should hold legitimate travel files prior to approval.
% aa; Prospects should understand, or experience of females’s rights, gender and advancement problems.
% aa; Prospects should have the ability to show a dedication to add to deal with peace and security in Africa.
% aa; Prospects should have the ability to show capability to carry out research study on problems associating with peace and security in Africa.
% aa; Prospects should show dedication to the core worths of the program: Independent believing; Stability; Pursuit of Quality; and Regard for variety in all its types
Prospects should have a pertinent institutional base and be backed by an organisation with which they have actually been included for a minimum of 2 years. Extraordinary prospects without such organisational ties might be provided unique factor to consider.
% aa; Prospects should have a verifiable prepare for how to make use of understanding acquired in the Fellowship upon go back to their nations and/ or organisations.
% aa; Prospects should hold a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree with a comparable level of expert experience.
% aa; Prospects should be proficient in spoken and composed English
This is a 1 year Fellowship, divided into 2 six-month stages.
Stage 1: The very first stage will be provided at the ALC, Nairobi and King’s College London. Throughout the training, the Fellows will be motivated to engage seriously with the discourse on dispute, security and advancement in Africa.
They will likewise check out and study organizations operating in the field of peace and security in Africa and Europe. This stage will consist of a simulation workshop series throughout which mock dispute management circumstances will be practiced.
Stage 2: In the 2nd stage, Fellows will be connected to an African Regional Organisation or Centre of Quality to carry out useful operate in the field of peace and security consisting of peace and dispute management procedures.
Mentoring: Throughout both stages, Fellows will have access to the program’s network of coaches, in the type of routine group mentoring and training on essential thematic problems. Individually mentoring sessions will likewise be motivated, to assist guide trainees through the program.
Research Study Task: In the 12 months of the training, Fellows will be anticipated to carry out a research study job on a crucial element of peace, security and advancement, that remains in line with choose elements of the ALC Research Study Program on “Peace, Society and theState in Africa”.
They will produce a research study report (8000 to 10000 words) and a policy short from their research study. These policy briefs will be released and shared among various organisations in peace and security, in the area
Regards To the Fellowship
Effective Fellows will have the status of full-time trainees on the post-graduate non-degree program at ALC/King’s College London and hold affiliate status at the University of Nairobi, Kenya.
1. Requirement Visitor visa: The deal of the Fellowship goes through effective prospects acquiring visas to cover the six-month duration that is the period of the very first stage of the Fellowship in the UK and Kenya. Failure to get a visa to go into the UK and Kenya immediately revokes the deal of Fellowship without any repercussions to the Fellowship Program.
The migration guidelines for the UK can be accessed on the Gov.UK websites: https://www.gov.uk/standard-visitor-visa/overview.Please contact the Kenyan Embassy/High Commission in your house
Expectant/Nursing moms: Provided the extreme nature of the program including its brief stages in various areas along with required comprehensive travel, effective candidates that are expectant or nursing moms while motivated to use, will be recommended todefer their admission to the program
3. Medical Examination: Effective candidates will be needed to go through medical checkups at advised locations prior to using up their positions, toaid visa applications and to validate your physical fitness for carrying out the program.
4. Program completion/Return to base: The program will last an overall of 12 months, and Fellows will be anticipated to make full-time dedication to the program for its period. It is a condition of the program that effective prospects must go back to their base or house nations at the end of the program.
This is a completely moneyed * chance, not consisting of any visa application and processing expenses. Fundswill be provided to the Fellows to cover tuition, subsistence in the UK and Africa, andtravel costs connected to the program in both stages.
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