Since its creation in 2010, 16 cohorts have traveled with the Fellowship Program across the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and the U.S.
Today, a total of 184 young civil society leaders have joined the Fellowship Alumni network after completion of the Program. They come from 42 different countries: Algeria, Armenia, Austria, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Norway, Oman, Palestine, Poland, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, U.K., Ukraine, U.S.A., and Yemen.
From grassroots organizations to official institutions, UNAOC Fellowship Alumni are professionally involved across the world in a wide spectrum of activities such as: arts, civil society, conflict-resolution, counter-terrorism, culture, education, global-health, governance, human rights, international law, migration, media, new technologies, peace building, sustainable development, sports, women empowerment, youth empowerment, and more. The network is gender balanced, with 93 female participants (46 from MENA and 47 from EUNA) and 91 male participants (44 from MENA and 47 from EUNA).
Spread over the five continents, UNAOC Fellowship Alumni are working together, both as individuals and as a network, on using their resources and expertise to develop cross-cultural collaborations in order to take part in the global effort to fight radicalization and xenophobia, and help promote a narrative of tolerance and inclusion.
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