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Join the EU Youth Empowerment Fund (YEF) as a Youth Panellist

Join the EU Youth Empowerment Fund (YEF) as a Youth Panellist

Are you passionate about driving positive change and empowering youth-led initiatives to tackle the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? If so, seize the opportunity to become a Youth Panellist and play a vital role in selecting impactful projects for funding through the EU Youth Empowerment Fund (YEF) and the Global Youth Mobilization (GYM) initiative.

About the Programme:
The EU Youth Empowerment Fund, in collaboration with the Global Youth Mobilization, is dedicated to providing financial support to youth-led projects worldwide. This initiative aims to empower young people to lead solutions to pressing global challenges, with a focus on environmental sustainability, climate change, and gender equality.

Join Us as a Youth Panellist:
As a Youth Panellist, you will have the opportunity to review grant applications, participate in panel meetings, and contribute to the selection of projects that will receive funding. Your insights, passion, and commitment will help shape the future of youth-led initiatives around the world.

Key Responsibilities:
– Reviewing grant applications against specified criteria
– Participating in panel meetings to discuss and recommend successful applications
– Contributing to the development of the YEF and GYM strategy
– Facilitating inclusive and effective panel meetings (for Senior Youth Panellists)

Who Are We Looking For?
We are seeking passionate individuals between the ages of 14 and 30 who are committed to youth empowerment and sustainable development. Applicants should have familiarity with the SDGs, excellent communication skills, and the ability to commit approximately 16 hours every three months to panel meetings.

The deadline for applications is Friday 31 May 2024. 

Apply Here

About the Partners:
The EU Youth Empowerment Fund is a flagship initiative of the European Union’s Youth Action Plan, aimed at supporting youth-led initiatives globally. Implemented through the Global Youth Mobilization, this fund prioritizes local solutions to global challenges and seeks to minimize barriers to access for young changemakers.

The Global Youth Mobilization is a collaborative effort of the “Big Six” youth organizations, dedicated to empowering young people and promoting their meaningful engagement in decision-making processes. Together, these organizations have a long history of supporting youth-led projects and initiatives worldwide.

Let’s work together to make a difference and empower youth-led initiatives for a sustainable future! Apply now and be a part of the change.