Due Date: January 10, 2019

Applications are welcomed for the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Fellowship for Young African Professionals 2019 The program intends to offer useful, on-the-job experience to young experts as they get ready for a profession in research study and global advancement and the general public sector.

It will likewise offer the prospect with the chance to acquaint with the Commission’s broad program and services to member States and sub-regional bodies in attending to financial and social measurements of Africa’s advancement concerns.

Thematic Locations

  • Macroeconomic policy, Economic Governance & Public Financing;-LRB- ***************).
  • Economic Sector Advancement & Financing, consisting of Ingenious Financing & Capital Markets;-LRB- ***************).
  • Hardship, Inequality and social advancement,
  • Gender equality and females empowerment;-LRB- ***************).
  • Group Characteristics for Advancement; Development and Innovation;-LRB- ***************).
  • Environment Modification & Management of Natural Resources, consisting of Green Economy;-LRB- ***************).
  • Industrialization and Financial Diversity Policies;-LRB- ***************).
  • Advancement Preparation and Data;-LRB- ***************).
  • Regional Combination; Facilities and Trade;-LRB- ***************).
  • Labor Economics and Work.


  • Fellows will get a return air ticket in between his/her nation of home and the designated responsibility station;-LRB- ***************).
  • A one-off settling-in grant of USD 3,000 and a month-to-month stipend of USD 3,000 throughout of the fellowship. Keep in mind that the last month stipend will just be paid upon submission of a peerreviewed fellowship term paper, an extensive fellowship report, an authorized last efficiency examination of the fellow, a finished fellowship program examination kind and an exit boarding pass or migration stamp revealing that the fellow has actually left the responsibility station and returned back to his/her house nation, where both are not the exact same, at the end of the fellowship program.


  • Prospect should be a nationwide of a United Nations Economic Commission for Africa member State;-LRB- ***************).
  • The prospect should have finished prior to March 1, 2019 from either a Masters Degree or doctorate degree or comparable;-LRB- ***************).
  • Must have interest in several of the recognized thematic locations;-LRB- ***************).
  • Chosen prospects will deal with a predefined job, developed to add to particular elements of the work program of the mentoring Department, Sub-Regional Workplace or ECA Centres, and add to other activities;-LRB- ***************).
  • Take part in nationwide, local or global conferences as designated for direct exposure;-LRB- ***************).
  • Send a peer examined term paper at the end of the task;-LRB- ***************).
  • And will become part of an alumni association of ECA Fellows and member of practicing global advancement “neighborhood of practice”
  • Prospects making an application for the position needs to be 35 years of age or listed below, at the time of the application;-LRB- ***************).
  • Fellows should be offered to take a trip to the designated station by March 1, 2019.


Prospects should send their applications together with the following files:

  • Cover letter
  • UN Personal History Profile (PHP). This can be produced at http://inspira.un.org
  • A research study proposition of not less than 1,000 words (in prospects’ favored thematic location noted under General Details)
  • Copy of scholastic certificates
  • Copy of candidate’s nationwide passport (details page just), and;-LRB- ***************).
  • 3 letters of reference/recommendation

Applications with all the supporting files need to be emailed to [email protected], bearing the proper subject line ECA Fellowship for Young African Professionals, Ref. No. HRS29-05-05-03

For additional information, see UN ECA

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