Mindanao Young Leaders Programme

Leadership programme based in Wellington, New Zealand for young NGO/CSO leaders from Mindanao, the Philippines.

Mindanao 2022

UnionAID warmly welcomes the third cohort of young leaders from Mindanao together with its partners International Alert, Victoria University of Wellington and The New Zealand Embassy, Philippines. The participants come from across Mindanao and represent organisations undertaking diverse civil society work including labour rights, environmental management, indigenous rights, social enterprise, education and community theatre. Edchamcy …

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Online learning a hit with Young Leaders

Positive feedback from participants of the Indonesia and Mindanao Young Leader Programmes reflected how relevant and enjoyable online learning has been made by the programme managers, Caroline Novak, Laila Harre and Alex Hill. As one young leader from Mindanao said, One thing I found really interesting in this journey was that online learning can be …

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Latest News From our Young Leaders Programmes

Inspirasi (Indonesia) and Mindanao: Both these programmes have recruited ten and eight participants respectively from a wide range of civil society organisations, with completely revamped sustainable development courses for each. From May (Inspirasi) and from August (Mindanao), the programmes will be delivered remotely to participants in their homes, while it is hoped the second stage …

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Young Leaders Work to Prevent COVID Spread

With their everyday work activities on hold, several of our young leaders have initiated practical strategies in response to the Covid-19 outbreak in their home countries. In Indonesia, Rosa¬† is working with her local team to install hand-washing facilities in public places in Nagakeo. Her NGO, WISE, is also providing emergency medical assistance to hospitals …

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