Application for FES Young Leaders Forum 2020

Diploma   Kabul, Afghanistan Part Time 2734
Date Posted:Jan 2, 2020
Closing Date:Jan 21, 2020
Work Type:Part Time
Number of Vacancies:Unspecified
Functional Area:General
Salary Range:1 - 2 AFN monthly
Years of Experience:1 Year
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Trainee
Probation Period:12 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES Afghanistan):


The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is a German non-profit organization, committed to the ideals of social was founded in 1925 as a political legacy of Germany’s first democratically elected president Friedrich Ebert. To this day FES follows his mission to promote freedom, solidarity and social justice through the political process in Germany and abroad. The FES office in Kabul was established in 2002. Our aim is to strengthen democratic institutions and civil society. The Foundation's work in Afghanistan focuses in particular on the exchange of ideas and discussion on the following topics: youth and politics, political participation of women and gender mainstreaming, conflict transformation and reconciliation, media and freedom of speech, strengthening civil society, parliamentary and provincial council.

The Foundation's activities are conducted mostly in collaboration with local non-governmental organizations and relevant state agencies through various events such seminars, workshops, round-table discussions, trainings and publications. You can browse through our publications and digital library from our website. FES Afghanistan also supports international dialogue by supporting the exchange of delegations, experts, academics and senior journalists in the region and around the globe.

Job Summary:

The “Young Leaders Forum” (YLF) was initiated in 2004, only two years after Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Afghanistan had opened its doors. Since then we have trained more than 300 outstanding Afghan next generation leaders from all walks of life - many of them have since used the skills and values promoted in the program to empower communities, shape the image of Afghanistan in the world and create a better future for everyone. We strive to empower young people taking responsibility in civil society and encourage civil engagement through capacity building, conferences and dialogue platforms for Afghanistan's future leaders!

Duties & Responsibilities:

There is a great deal of opportunity for individual initiative in this Young Leader Forum. But there are several minimum expectations to which participants are asked to adhere. If you wish to be considered for this program, please read and acknowledge the agreement below in the application form.

Please send your application ONLY if you have read and agree to adhere to ALL of the below guidelines. If a selected candidate violates these rules he/she will be excluded from the program immediately.

support the values and goals of the program, which are to help endorse social justice, fairness and responsibility for the underprivileged.

actively participate and contribute in all meetings and training sessions and to the necessary preparations.

willing to actively contribute, where appropriate, to FES and YLF events in the provinces.

committing to attend at least 70 % of the regular program events between March 2020 and April 2021.

accommodation and transport costs can be covered in exceptional cases, FES cannot pay any money for attending this program.

Job Requirement:

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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