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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Apply for the 2018 SEED Low Carbon Awards until 11 April 2018.

We are pleased to announce that the deadline for closure of the Call for Applications for the 2018 SEED Low Carbon Awards is prolonged from 03 April to 11 April 2018.

SEED is looking for the most promising, innovative and locally led start-up eco-inclusive enterprises from Colombia, India, Tanzania, Thailand and Uganda that are making significant contributions to mitigating and/or adapting to climate change. Up to five 2018 SEED Low Carbon Awards are sponsored by the International Climate Initiative (ICI) of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB).

Candidates can apply until 11 April 2018, 23:59 Central European Time (CET).

Congratulations on your selection

TYC draws its congratulations remarks to the following selected candidates of IB volunteer service of 2018 in Germany


Dear Colleagues,

Please find below opportunity, its a bit late so if you are truly interested APPLY NOW!!

The Obama Foundation seeks to identify a group of emerging African leaders from all sectors — government, civil society, and the private sector — who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing the common good. The objective of the program is to build a growing network of innovative and ethical changemakers, who seek to drive positive change in their communities. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated potential for impact, a clear commitment to integrity, and a commitment to stay engaged with the Obama Foundation throughout the year and beyond. We are interested in talented individuals who are on the right trajectory at earlier stages of their journey, as well as those who have already attained success.

The inaugural class of the Leaders Africa Program will convene in Johannesburg, South Africa from July 14 through July 18, 2018, as well as participate in robust online activities throughout the year. The Obama Foundation will cover costs related to economy class travel, lodging, and meals throughout the July 14-18 portion of the program.

Applications should be submitted via the link below, no later than 6:00 PM ET (11:00 PM GMT) on March 25, 2018.


We will notify applicants of their status via email on a rolling basis beginning on April 27, 2018.

https://apply.obama.org/ leadersafrica/

Candidate Criteria

Citizen of an African country
Fluent in English (verbal and written)
Emerging leaders from all sectors approximately between 24-40 years of age
Available to travel to Johannesburg, South Africa from July 14 through July 18, 2018
Civically minded with a track record of impact
A clear commitment to integrity
A commitment to stay engaged with the Obama Foundation throughout the year and beyond
Ability and inclination to positively transform the future of Africa or their community



Send your current CV and motivation letter to email


Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.


The AGYI Forum 29 – 31 October 2017, in Dar es Salaam

Under the AGYI project, where TYC is implementing partner, a very important workshop took place. Participants from BMZ, EG, NEEC, sending and receiving organisations of volunteers and other organization who are doing youth exchange redefined partnerships and defined their impact for youth exchange for sustainable development (SDG 17) during these two days.

See what the media said: