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Cora Weiss Fellowship

Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP)



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The Cora Weiss Fellowship is available to female students who hold a Bachelor's degree in international relations, women’s/gender studies, or any of the social sciences. You must have a deep familiarity with UN security policies relating to women, peace, and security to be eligible for this fellowship. Additionally, you must have lived or worked in a developing or conflict-affected country for two years and have at least two years of work experience in policy advocacy on women’s rights, human rights, peacebuilding and other social justice issues, including the Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security, and related laws and policies. You must have full proficiency in the English language, be highly motivated, have a positive attitude and collaborative spirit, and possess excellent communication skills. As a fellow, you will focus on global advocacy in the UN to promote the implementation of the UN Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) 1325 on Women and Peace and Security, UNSCR 2250 on Youth and Peace and Security, their supporting resolutions, and related laws and policies. Your duties will also include research and development of training and advocacy materials and administrative support. This fellowship is located in New York, NY, and runs for one year. GNWP will cover roundtrip airfare from the country of origin to New York, health insurance, and a stipend to cover room and board, local transportation, and other personal expenses for one year.

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