The Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) is pleased to announce the opening of applications for its programme ‘Leadership Training in Peace and Security 2022 (LTIPS),’ for young people from the Islamic world, under the theme “Sowing the Seeds of Peace through Mobilization of Youth and Women,” to select 30 young men and women to be eventually official peace ambassadors of ICESCO.
The programme aims to train and mobilize young people to be ambassadors of peace and present ICESCO’s 360° peace approach. It consists of 10 training modules, focusing on the different dimensions of building and promoting peace. The training is an opportunity for young people to engage in dialogue with inspiring leaders from different generations around the world.
At the end of the training programme, ICESCO will launch a competition for the best peace projects. The winning projects will receive awards as well as financial and technical support for the implementation of their projects. ICESCO will also hold a special ceremony to announce 30 young peace ambassadors from the 2022 cohort, who will receive orientation and support.
For participation in LTIPS, the candidates must:
• Be between 18 and 35 years of age by December 31, 2022;
• Demonstrate interest in issues of peace and security, leadership and rehabilitation of women and youth either as researchers or within the framework of associations or civil society organizations;
• Be proficient in one of ICESCO’s three working languages (Arabic – English – French) to participate in all training sessions.
Those desiring to apply for the programme can learn more information about LTIPS and fill in the application form via the link: https://www.icesco-forms.org/ltips, no later than July 3, 2022, at 23:00:59 GMT. A special committee will screen the applications, select the participants and inform them of the training schedule.