Call for Application: World Food Forum (WFF) Youth Focal Points Group 2023

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Call for Application: World Food Forum (WFF) Youth Focal Points Group 2023

Call for Application: World Food Forum (WFF) Youth Focal Points Group 2023

Are you seeking for a method to make your voice heard in food and agriculture while also advancing your career? Then this World Food Forum (WFF) volunteer leadership opportunity is for you. Apply to be a member of the WFF Youth Focal Points Group!

The Assembly has mandated the Focal Points Group to steer the strategic direction of the WFF Youth Mechanism. Each Focal Point advocates for the WFF Youth Mechanism. It is made up of representatives / focal points from young constituencies/UN counterparts and avenues associated to agriculture and food, as well as representatives from person-centric and minority youth stakeholder organizations and youth/youth groups nominated through a public process.

About the WFF Youth Focal Points Group

The World Food Forum (WFF) Youth Action Track Focal Points Group (FPG), with 12 youth leaders from across the globe, established the first cohort for the period 2022-2024.

The aim of this group is to draft youth policy positions on food and agriculture topics and coordinate regional activities, providing strategic direction for upcoming key events and the Youth Action Assembly during the WFF flagship event held in October of each year at FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy. The 2022 flagship event provided youth leaders with the opportunity to share key priorities of youth with policy-makers to ensure greater access to safe and nutritious food. Some of the key messages were greater funding, equitable representation of people from different parts of the globe in deliberations and capacity building.

WFF Youth Focal Points Group Eligibility

  • Open to interested individuals between the age of 18 and 35 years;
  • Applicants may be from anywhere in the world.

WFF Youth Focal Points Group Application

Join the WFF Focal Points Group by applying by February 25, 2023. For questions or comments, write to: youth-action@world-food-forum.org.

Deadline: February 25, 2023

Apply here

For more information, visit WFF Youth Focal Points Group.

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