Application Due Date: July 30 th 2019

IPI and the UN Person Security System (HSU), in cooperation with the Federal government of The Gambia, the Senegalo-Gambian Permanent Secretariat, the UN Homeowner Organizer and the UN Nation Group in The Gambia are delighted to reveal the expression of interest and require applications to take part in an online forum on Localizing the 2030 Program: Structure on What Functions. The online forum will happen on 28-29 October 2019, in Banjul, The Gambia.

The online forum intends to unite neighborhood leaders from West Africa.
who are working to attain the Sustainable Advancement Objectives (SDGs) to.
create understanding, develop abilities, reinforce relationships, and exchange.
methods. The online forum will consist of 60 leaders and essential individuals from.
5 to 8 adjoining West African nations: Côte d’Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Senegal, and Sierra Leone

leaders operating in a range of geographical and thematic locations will come.
together to gain from and with each other about how finest to work.
together to attend to essential difficulties and utilize chances. This.
online forum offers a distinct chance to break out of conventional silos.
that typically keep federal government authorities, UN agents, members of.
civil society, and business owners from interacting. It will provide a.
area to share how to craft inclusive peace and advancement methods.
that put individuals and neighborhoods at the center, not just as receivers.
however as empowered representatives of modification.

Grounded in a spirit of.
multilateral cooperation and a sense of optimism for the future of West.
Africa, and in the context of increased polarization and inequality and.
decreasing main advancement help, we can create understanding on.
and scale up a vast array of peace and advancement efforts and.
assistance networks led by regional champs through the human security.
method. For that reason, the online forum will likewise unite worldwide and.
local professionals working to speed up application of the2030
Program for Sustainable Advancement.

As the worldwide neighborhood.
looks for responses on how to localize the 2030 Program, a lot of the services.
can be discovered in neighborhoods and the understanding and firm of regional.
leaders. The Online forum will supply a chance for UN nation groups to.
fulfill regional leaders and assess how to develop an inclusive procedure for.
accomplishing the SDGs that leaves nobody behind and puts individuals in the.
chauffeur’s seat.

Individuals’ Profile

online forum is created for leaders at all levels– from local to.
regional– dealing with concerns associated with advancement of their neighborhoods and.
peace within the context of the 2030 Program. Offered the collective.
nature of the online forum, the leaders will be picked in a manner that guarantees a.
varied series of experiences and focal locations.

The very first online forum on Localizing the 2030 Program: Structure on What Functions is created for leaders who:

  • Presently live in Côte d’Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Senegal, and Sierra Leone;-LRB- ***************).
  • Have a history of movement-building or change-making in their neighborhood;-LRB- ***************).
  • Operate in a location associated to the styles of peace, advancement, and/or the environment;-LRB- ***************).
  • Are associated with a transformative effort in their neighborhood that.
    is cross-sectoral and multi-dimensional in nature and potentially likewise.
    cross-border;-LRB- ***************).

  • Are offered to take a trip to The Gambia from October 28 to 29, 2019;-LRB- ***************).
  • Are 18 years of age or older;-LRB- ***************).
  • Excel in English or French or, preferably, both;-LRB- ***************).

From each of the 8 West African nations we are looking for individuals with each of the following profiles:

  • A federal government authorities with huge experience promoting advancement and.
    peace efforts, presently dealing with, or just recently associated with,.
    elaborating the UN advancement help structure (UNDAF) and/or in.
    incorporating the 2030 Program into the nationwide advancement strategy;-LRB- ***************).

  • A regional authorities or authority (e.g., mayor) doing transformative.
    deal with peace and advancement and operating in an inclusive way with.
    their neighborhood;-LRB- ***************).

  • An agent of an African-based, grassroots-level company.
    or association working at the neighborhood level, consisting of those engaged.
    in cross-border cooperation;-LRB- ***************).

  • A regional leader doing transformative advancement, peace, and/or.
    ecological operate in their neighborhood (e.g., business owner, innovator,.
    peacebuilder, regional chief, conciliator, leader of a ladies’s or youth group,.
    older, spiritual leader).

Qualified prospects will be offered with flight,.
lodging, and a little stipend for costs for taking a trip to The.
Gambia on the dates of the online forum.

For Additional Information:

See the Authorities Web Page of the 2019 Localizing the 2030 Program Online Forum

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