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Offer: Round II of Youth & the MDGs E-course - Launched by UNFPA, Youth Action for Change and Youth Dividend

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Announcement – Round II of Youth & the MDG’s E-Course

UNFPA Pakistan, Youth Action for Change & Youth Dividend brings you the Second Round of the new online course on “Youth and the MDGs". Please see below for details and register now!

Register Now (SEE BELOW)!

Course Dates: 13th March – 8th April

Course Description:

This course is designed for young people aged 18-30 who are actively involved in making a difference in their communities. The course aims to help its participants learn about the UN’s 8 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), their specific targets, and their importance as a framework for global development. The course will then focus on how young people can work towards contributing to the MDGs, what can be done locally, and the potential for young people to make a difference. The course will be led by young professionals from UNDP and UNFPA and will also draw on local experts from UNDP and other UN organizations and will combine theoretical and practical knowledge. The course will be restricted to 25 participants chosen by application – preference is given to participants who are active in their communities and who intend to use the course material to help them make a difference in their communities. Participants must be able to attend all sessions of the course and complete homework tasks in order to obtain a certificate of completion. Participants must also have regular internet access (at least 5 hours per week) to join course sessions. Students who may also be disadvantaged are also encouraged to apply. This course will help students in designing and implementing their own MDG related community development projects. The top 2 to 3 projects will receive small grants to support in their implementation courtesy of UNFPA.

About the course sponsors:

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is an international development agency that promotes the right of every woman, man and youth to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity.

Youth Action for Change is a global, youth-led organization inspiring and empowering young people worldwide to become active agents of change in their own communities, so as to be able to tackle the issues affecting them and the world at large.

Youth Dividend is a dynamic youth led organization in Pakistan working to develop, inform, inspire and mobilize young people through leadership training, peer education, awareness raising, skill building, policy and advocacy.

Application (HOW TO APPLY): http://www.kwiksurveys.com/online-survey.php?surveyID=IIEHIL_40e44dbf

Register your interest in participating in this online course by reading the YAC student guide attached and completing the online application form at tiny by the 4th of March 2011. Successful participants will be notified by the 11th of March. Apply fast as only the first 100 applications will be considered.

For any further details please contact hirahur@gmail.com

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