Call for applications: EDD 2018 Young Leaders Programme

Applications are now open for Young Leaders to participate in this year’s European Development Days (EDD 2018) through the EDD Young Leaders Programme. The European Commission is looking for 15 extraordinary young people aged 21-26 who can represent the powerful impact that youth are having in the development field, specifically with regard to women and girls’ empowerment.

The theme of this year’s EDDs is: “Women and Girls at the Forefront of Sustainable Development: protect, empower, invest.” The forum will bring together more than 8,000 development actors including world leaders, Nobel Prize laureates, business leaders and civil society representatives and will showcase the EU's commitment to gender equality and women empowerment with the Agenda 2030, under the frame of the EU’s Gender Action Plan II.

For more information and how to apply, visit:

Deadline: 2 March 2018.