Call for Nominations: YOUTH REPRESENTATIVES for UN WOMEN GLOBAL CIVIL SOCIETY ADVISORY GROUP

OUTH REPRESENTATIVES UN WOMEN GLOBAL CIVIL SOCIETY ADVISORY GROUP

Application Deadline: July 31st 2014

The UN Wome Executive Director is calling for nominations to include two new members to the Global Civil Society Advisory Group (GCSAG) as youth representatives.

The Executive Director of UN Women established her Global Civil Society Advisory Group as a consultative forum, and a platform for regular dialogue. 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 representatives.
Role of the Global Civil Society Advisory Group

  • The Executive Director will convene the Group. It will have an informal advisory role as well as an advocacy role and will:

•Provide strategic perspectives on advocacy issues and UN Women’s thematic priorities;
• Assist in strengthening UN Women’s engagement with civil society at all levels with a special focus on constituencies such as youth, men and boys and faith-based organizations;
•Support, as necessary, UN Women’s partnership with civil society in relevant intergovernmental processes and fora.

The candidate must fulfill the following criteria:

  • be a youth representative with a record of accomplishment in areas related to gender equality and women’s empowerment;
  • Aged between 18 and 25.
  • Candidates or organizations who wish to nominate individuals must fill out the “Candidate information” form (Annex I) and submit a detailed CV of the nominee.

Nominations should be sent to [email protected] by 31th July 2014,

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