FES Youth Leadership Training

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Zimbabwe, a German non-profit making, public-interest institution for civic and political education, is offering leadership training for young adults. The training will target young leaders with proven political and socio-economic interests and abilities. Young adults from political parties, trade unions, youth organizations, and tertiary institutions are therefore particularly encouraged to apply.

The training shall provide young leaders from the full political spectrum of Zimbabwe with leadership skills and the opportunity for political networking. In a process that will run for about 8 months (1-2 weekends per month), participants will develop these skills in a group of about 20 co-participants.

FES will meet the cost of the actual training for the selected participants while any other associated costs will have to be borne by the participant.

Interested candidates should fulfill the following criteria:

1. Between 20-35 years of age

2. Team player

3. Proven political and social interests

4. Ability for political analysis and knowledge of political developments in the country

5. Be part of the programme throughout the whole training period

6. Females are particularly encouraged to apply

Please send your CV, and a one page justification why you should participate in the training to the following email address: The deadline for your application is Friday, 24 October, 2014.


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