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Join the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ YAC Program 2024

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Are you a young visionary eager to shape international policies? The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs invites you to apply for the International Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) Program 2024. This prestigious program is a cornerstone of the Youth at Heart Strategy, aimed at empowering youth in global policymaking with a focus on education and employment.

Program Overview

The YAC Program assembles a dynamic group of young individuals from the Middle East, Africa, and the Netherlands. As a committee member, you will advise the Dutch Ministry on critical issues affecting youth, such as education and employment, ensuring that policies reflect the realities of young people in these regions.

Benefits

  • Monthly Stipend: Receive a monthly stipend of €158.
  • Travel Expenses Covered: All costs for travel to the Netherlands, including visas, flights, and accommodation, are fully funded.

Key Responsibilities

  • Bi-annual Meet-up Weeks: Collaborate with policy officers during meet-up weeks in the Netherlands.
  • Policy Development: Contribute insights to inform policy development and implementation.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Engage with stakeholders to include diverse perspectives in policy discussions.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Young individuals from the Middle East, Africa, or the Netherlands.
  • Demonstrated interest in international policy and youth empowerment.

Application Process

  • Deadline: April 10, 2024
  • How to Apply: Visit their official website for detailed application instructions.

FAQs

Q: What is the duration of the YAC Program? A: The program runs from May 2023 to March 2024.

Q: Are there any opportunities for personal development? A: Yes, members receive training, engage in team-building, and visit relevant organizations during meet-up weeks.

Q: How does the YAC Program contribute to the Dutch Ministry’s policies? A: YAC members develop strategies and provide policy advice that is incorporated into the Ministry’s policy-making process.

Embark on a journey of policy influence and international collaboration with the YAC Program 2024. Apply now and be the change you wish to see in the world.

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