Participation in OIYP

Oxfam International Youth Partnerships (OIYP) is a global network of young people working with their communities to create positive, equitable and sustainable change. If you are working with your
community to create a positive future then you can apply to be a part of the Oxfam International Youth Partnerships.

Between 2010 and 2013, you will have opportunities to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding and to talk and exchange with other young people from around the world. You will be able to use these opportunities to support your work with your community.

Your participation in OIYP will start in March 2010. If selected, you must be available to attend an event in November 2010 in New Delhi, India.

Are you a young person who cares about what is happening in your community? Are you committed to working with others to overcome injustices? Do you want to learn from other young people working with their communities all around the world?

If you answered YES to these questions, would you consider applying to be a member of the OIYP?

OIYP is open to all nationalities, Indigenous and ethnic groups. It is open to young people with any level of education and who live in rural or urban areas. We aim to recruit equal numbers of young men and women. We have a strong focus on the participation of Indigenous young people and those marginalised in their communities.

To apply, fill in the attached application form or download one from www.oiyp.oxfam.org

See next pages for more information, instructions and selection criteria.
To apply you must be:
·          aged between 18 and 25 as at 1 October, 2010
·          speak fluent English or Spanish
·          Your application will be assessed against selection criteria.
·          Applications close on 31 December 2009.

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