Tuesday, June 22, 2010

[youth development in Nigeria] Call for Applications: ALF Legislative Interns...

The Africa Leadership Forum, supported by the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Nigeria is organizing a Legislative Internship Programmes for interested young Nigerians and students in higher institutions aged 18-40 years to provide an opportunity to acquaint them with parliamentary structures and processes, thereby encouraging them to take up parliamentary acreer either as future parliamentarians or parliamentary support staff

The ALF-LIP is a three phased programme made up of:

  • 2-day briefing and orientation workshop
  • 21-day attachment with Legislative assemblies and
  • 2-day debriefing and experience sharing workshop
Immediate objectives of the project includes:
  • Expose young Nigerian men and women to the workings of the parliament
  • Encourage young Nigerians to consider a parliamentarian career either as future parliamentarians or parliamentary support staff
Method of Application

Interested applicants should forward 2-page resume giving full description of themselves, place of residence, professions, local government and states of origin. Also, applicants are expected to submit an essay of about 300 words i Ms Word format on "Nigeria: the workings of a democratic Government".

Applications should be forwarded to lip@africaleadership.org

Conditions for application

Selected participants will be required to cover their own travel expenses to and from the workshop venue during the 2-day briefing and the 2day debriefing workshops. The Africa Leadership Forum will be responsible for participant's accomodation and feeding only; and pay a stipend to cover transportation during the 21-day attachment

Application deadline: July 19, 2010

Posted By rotimi to youth development in Nigeria at 6/22/2010 06:05:00 AM


t said...

Thanks Rotimi. These are some fab programs. I hope good people apply.


The deadline was July 19? Or was it extended? Wanted to tweet it, but, if the deadline has passed...

t said...

I'm doing this. Deadline's passed.

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