Virtual Sustainability Leadership Programme

Young people from around the world are invited to join the United People Global in their initiative on educating youth about sustainability and social project implementation. 500 participants will receive certificates upon completion of the online component of the programme. 60 candidates will take part in an immersive offline training in the US with all the expenses covered. The deadline is on 30 November 2020.

Apply for Virtual Sustainability Leadership Programme

What is Virtual Sustainability Leadership Programme? United People Global (UPG) is a community that encourages and enables people to participate in making the world a better place.

UPG works to raise awareness, strengthen belief, facilitate collaboration, and foster community. UPG Sustainability Leadership mobilises people and organisations to support #PositiveCitizenLeadership on sustainability.

The programme provides youth with tools and knowledge in sustainable positive citizen leadership which can then be applied to launch social projects in global communities.

In 2021, UPG will be training online and certifying 500 young leaders from around the world and will take 60 of them for a complementary and immersive one-week experience on an island in the USA.

The programme will be held in Rockland, Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership.

Participants will have the costs of the program covered. This includes training materials, accommodation, subsistence, local transportation, and international flights.

All 500 participants will receive online training and will be certified as UPG Sustainability Leaders after completion of the course.

The deadline is on 30 November 2020.

Main criteria:

Candidates must be 18-35 years of age. Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply. Participants must be self-motivated, capable of overcoming major challenges and able to think outside the box.

Candidates from all genders and candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Competition for the UPGSL is merit-based.

After the deadline, all eligible applications will be reviewed by a selection panel.

Find out more here.

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