UNICEF East Asia and Pacific’s Young People’s Action Team (YPAT)

Are you a young person eager to tackle pressing social issues in the East Asia and Pacific region, share recommendations to shape UNICEF programmes and campaigns, network with like-minded advocates, and ensure that the voices of young people are heard?

If so, apply to join UNICEF East Asia and Pacific’s Young People’s Action Team (YPAT)! 

UNICEF East Asia and Pacific’s Young People’s Action Team (YPAT) is established to ensure that young people are meaningfully engaged in the planning, implementation, and monitoring of UNICEF’s regional programmes and campaigns. From participating in regional and global events and forums to peer-to-peer networking and mentorship opportunities, YPAT members have access to various opportunities to further develop themselves as leaders.  

Candidate requirements: 

● Young people from across the East Asia and Pacific region 

● Ages of 15-24 years old

● Passionate about children’s and young people’s rights

● Experienced in organizing or leading social impact initiatives with and for young people

● Able to commit a minimum of 8-10 hours/month for one year to virtual and/or in-person meetings

Focus Area: 

  1. ​Health and Nutrition
  2. ​Skills and Transition to Decent Work
  3. ​Violence against Children and Harmful Practices
  4. ​Participation and Civic Engagement  
  5. ​Environment and Climate Change
  6. ​Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
  7. ​Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Emergency Response
  8. Gender Equality

Deadline for application: Monday 27th November, 11:59pm Bangkok, Thailand time.

For more information, please email : ramarachgul@unicef.org

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