Ministry of Youth and Sports: Registration process for Nasser Fellowship for African Leadership closed
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Ministry of Youth and Sports: Registration process for Nasser Fellowship for African Leadership closed

The Ministry of Youth and Sports, under the chairmanship of Dr. Ashraf Sobhi, announces closing the registration process for the "Nasser Fellowship for African Leadership" organized by (the African Youth Bureau and the Central Administration of the  Parliament and Civic Education), June 8-22, noting that the Fellowship witnessed high volumes of registrations by young people on the African continent.

The Ministry has contacted the candidates admitted to the first and second phases of the Fellowship, and will contact, in the coming days, those admitted to the third and fourth phases.

The Fellowship targets around 100 young leaders from the African Union member States, Decision-makers in the Governmental Sector, Executive Leaders in the Private Sector -Youth in Civil Society - Heads of National Councils for Youth - Faculty members at Universities - Researchers in Strategic Research Centers - Members of Trade Unions - Journalists and Media Professionals.

It should be noted that this Fellowship is one of the mechanisms to implement the "One Million by 2021" initiative to train one million young Africans by 2021, recently launched by the AU Commission on Science, Technology and Human Resources, noting that the desired objective is to transfer the long-established Egyptian experience in national institution-building and to create a new generation of young African transformational leadership, whose vision is in line with the orientations of Egypt's presidency of the African Union, and which is committed to serving the objectives of African unity, through integration, training, capacity building, developing strategic visions, as well as organizing meetings for Africa's most influential leaders, continent-wide.