Call for Nominations:Youth representives for UN WOMEN Advisory Group

UN_WomenUN Women is issuing a global call for nominations to enlist two new members as youth representatives on its Global Civil Society Advisory Group (GCSAG). “(Youth) answers, vision and actions will determine the future of our communities, our nations and our world,” highlights UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.

The Global Civil Society Advisory Group is constituted from among eminent civil society professionals,
whose expertise the Executive Director will consult as necessary. The Executive Director of UN Women
is now calling for nominations to expand the Global Civil Society Advisory Group by two youth

The overall objectives of the Global Civil Society Advisory Group are:
 To foster dialogue and engagement with a view to advance global goals of gender equality and
women’s empowerment.
 To enable the Executive Director to consult with civil society and draw upon the rich and diverse
expertise, experience, outreach and networks, perspective and knowledge that civil society can
 To serve as a consultative forum of ideas and strategies for UN women’s programme.
 To serve as an advocacy coalition for UN Women
Selection process for two youth representatives:

The UN Women Executive Director is calling for nominations to include two new members to the Global
Civil Society Advisory Group (GCSAG) as youth representatives. The candidate must fulfill the following
 GCSAG membership criteria (in Annex II);
 be a youth representative with a record of accomplishment in areas related to gender equality
and women’s empowerment;
 Aged between 18 and 25.

Click here to read more about the call for nominations and terms of reference. Nominations should be sent to civil.society[at] by 31 July 2014, 5 p.m. EST (DST).

For more information,visit: UN Women


Posted on July 11, 2014, in Africa, Career, Gender, Women, Girls, Global, Social Entrepreneurship and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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