Africa Youth for Migration Programme (AYMP) – Become a Migration Youth Ambassador

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Africa Youth for Migration Programme (AYMP)

Application Deadline: July 31, 2023

The Africa Youth for Migration Programme (AYMP) is a flagship initiative by the IOM Special Liaison Office to the African Union (AU) and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), in partnership with the AU Office of the Youth Envoy (OYE), and the African Union Commission (AUC) Women, Gender and Youth Directorate (WGYD). This initiative seeks to place young people within ongoing migration conversations, as well as enhance the active role and capacity of young people to respond to migration challenges on the continent. Under the AYMP, Migration Youth Ambassadors will be appointed to support and spearhead initiatives on migration in Africa.

The role of the Youth Ambassadors will be as follows:

  1. To enhance knowledge building and promote understanding among young people on migration issues, global and continental frameworks, policies, programs, and cross-sectional thematic interlinkages.
  2. To assist in providing platforms for participation and engagement of young people on migration issues to incorporate their valuable perspective and insight into the policy making process.
  3. To amplify the voices of youth across the continent through dialogue, advocacy, and representation, underscoring migration, and human mobility as accelerators for regional integration and sustainable development.
  4. To contribute to knowledge base including through innovative research, development of policy papers, and creative content on migration and human mobility issues in Africa

For more information, visit https://twitter.com/IOMatAU/status/1682447913161568256?s=20

Interested Youths Apply here: https://shorturl.at/xBMW7

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