Young leaders Programmes
UnionAID’s young leaders programmes bring young community leaders from Myanmar, Eastern Indonesia and Mindanao to Aotearoa/New Zealand every year. Participants learn about community development, democratic processes, Māori development, Te Tiriti o Waitangi, conflict resolution, sustainable development, gender justice and human rights.
Our programmes aim to build networks of highly skilled leaders who help contribute to the peaceful and just development of their communities and countries.
Stories from our young leaders
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Myanmar Young Leaders Programme Newsletter
On this International Day of Indigenous Peoples, UnionAID is proud to shine a spotlight on three remarkable indigenous young leaders from our Mindanao Young Leaders Programme. Each of these leaders,
Twelve women from a coastal village in Indonesia which is reliant on the harvesting of octopus have doubled their incomes through an innovative business scheme. Instead of just selling the