Sign up as a Future Africa Ambassador

Who are Future Africa Ambassadors?

The Future Africa Ambassadors is a network of passionate youth leaders across the continent who lead advocacy projects and campaign actively for the implementation of policies and agreements drafted at national, regional and continental levels.

Ambassadors are provided with an advocacy toolkit and supported to take action locally to sensitize local populations about active citizen engagement and collaboration to build functional democracies. Each year, Future Africa recruits and trains up to 500 ambassadors across the continent who join the network as part of a mission to have an active community of ambassadors in 100 African cities by 2022.

What support is available to Ambassadors?

As an Ambassador, you will have access to the following services:

 

  1. Certificate of Ambassadorship
  2. Access to a live database with details of other ambassadors
  3. Access to the Future Africa Advocacy Toolkit to enable you start taking action in your local community
  4. Access to a mentor with whom you can brainstorm project ideas
  5. Invitation to attend a series of webinars on skills building, leadership, entrepreneurship and African development
  6. Access to a wide network of pan-African project experts with experience in designing and implementing change projects. Each expert will volunteer as a potential collaborator bringing a variety of skills and country-specific perspectives from across Africa
  7. Opportunity to participate at workshops and conferences held in various African cities, through Future Africa
  8. New! Ambassadors are eligible to apply for one of three complimentary invitations (with 65% flight discount) to attend the African Leadership Academy Model African Union conference in Johannesburg, South Africa in March 2018
  9. New! Ambassadors are eligible for consideration for the Future Africa Model African Union Summit to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Who is eligible to be an Ambassador?

To be eligible to sign up as a Future Africa Ambassador, you should be:

 

  1. Between the ages of 18-30 years
  2. An African living in an African city or in the diaspora
  3. Already managing/ involved in a local/pan-African change project or have clear ideas about a project which you want to implement
  4. Keen to take action for political, economic and social change in your local community
  5. Willing to spread the word about Future Africa and our activities

Applications now open for second cohort of Ambassadors!

Applications for the first cohort of Future Africa Ambassadors closed on July 22nd, 2017. The first cohort will be confirmed shortly and their 12-month term commences immediately.

Applications are now open for the second cohort of Ambassadors. You may complete the application form below before September 15th, 2017. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and accepted Ambassadors will be notified.

 

Should you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected]

Registration Form

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