Call for Applications: UN Women Zimbabwe Youth Steering Committee (National applicants only)

UN Women Zimbabwe Youth Steering Committee

The United Nations entity for gender equality and women’s empowerment (UN Women) in Zimbabwe cordially invites interested youths (15-35 years) to apply to join its Youth Steering Committee. This initiative is part of UN Women’s efforts to accelerate meaningful youth engagement and inclusion, foster accountability for youth and promote impact-oriented inter-generational dialogues, mentorship, and leadership toward advancing gender equality in Zimbabwe. The Youth Steering Committee will draw strategic guidance from the UN Women Zimbabwe Country Office. It will be grounded on the core tenets of the UN Women’s Youth and Gender Equality StrategyGeneration Equality, and the UN Youth2030 Strategy.

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UN Women Zimbabwe Youth Steering Committee

Roles of the Youth Steering Committee

The Youth Steering Committee will be a voluntary structure with the primary role of advising the UN Women Zimbabwe Country Office on mechanisms to meaningfully engage young people while supporting the amplification of youth voices and facilitating their participation in key processes to influence policy, advocacy, and programming on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GEWE) in the country. The specific duties and responsibilities of the Steering Committee shall include:

  • Dedicating at least two hours for committee meetings quarterly. The meetings will be conducted virtually as well as in person on dates agreed by the committee members and UN Women
  • Providing input to UN Women’s programming to foster youth participation and integrate the interests and needs of young people in various contexts
  • Participating in relevant events and initiatives organized by UN Women where possible

Composition of the UN Women Youth Steering Committee

The youth steering committee will be composed of: 

  • a total of 9 members: diverse girls, boys, young women, and young men, including representatives of youth-focused organizations between the ages of 15-35 segmented into three clusters (15-24, 25-29,30-35) 
  • 15-24 years – three seats
  • 25-29 years – three seats
  • 30-35 years – three seats

Gender balance and representativeness based on sector, age, and disability will be considered consistent with the Leaving No One Behind principle.

Contact information

  • Contact person: Simbarashe Moyo
  • Email: simbarashe.moyo@unwomen.org

Apply Here for the UN Women Zimbabwe Youth Steering Committee

UN Women Zimbabwe Youth Steering Committee
UN Women Zimbabwe Youth Steering Committee

UN Women Zimbabwe Youth Steering Committee

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