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20 April 2018

Are you a future leader for Northern Ireland?

The deadline of Sunday 13 May is now approaching to be part of the Future Leaders Connect - the global network of emerging policy leaders.

The British Council is looking for new members to join its international policy and leadership programme. You must be aged 18-35, have a policy idea which could make change across the UK and beyond and be able to attend the nine day programme 22 – 31 October 2018. This is a fantastic professional development opportunity for anyone looking for advanced learning, access to global leaders and those seeking connections across the world.

The details

As a member of Future Leaders Connect you will access a nine day residential programme of advanced policy and leadership development at the University of Cambridge. You will be part of a group of phenomenal young leaders from around the world discussing today’s biggest global challenges in the Houses of Parliament and you will have private meetings with inspirational leaders. The costs of travel, accommodation and meals are covered by the British Council and the programme is fully accessible.

Last year Future Leaders Connect members met with former UN Secretary Generals Kofi Annan and Ban Ki-moon as well as other world leaders. They presented their policy ideas to Ministers at 10 Downing Street and since taking part in the programme almost all of the UK members have accessed a fully funded international professional development opportunity.

Find out more about the two Future Leaders who represented Northern Ireland in 2017 here and Follow Future Leaders Connect activity on social media using #FutureLeadersConnect

Online application and deadline

All the details you need to know about Future Leaders Connect are on the website here – #FutureLeadersConnect

Participants will be selected from across the UK (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales). The other members will join from Canada, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Tunisia and the USA.




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