Since its creation in 2010, 20 cohorts have traveled with the Fellowship Programme across the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and the U.S. Two cohorts participated in the virtual edition due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Today, a total of 269 young civil society leaders have joined the Fellowship Alumni network after completion of the Programme. They come from 50 states: Algeria, Armenia, Austria, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Morocco, Norway, Oman, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, State of Palestine, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, UAE, UK, U.S., Ukraine, 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, conflict resolution, counter-terrorism, culture, education, global health, governance, human rights, international law, media, migration, new technologies, peacebuilding, sustainable development, sports, women empowerment, youth empowerment and many more. The network is fairly gender-balanced, with 142 female participants (70 from MENA and 72 from EUNA) and 127 male participants (62 from MENA and 65 from EUNA).
Spread over the five continents, UNAOC Fellowship Alumni are mobilizing their resources and expertise to develop cross-cultural collaborations and take part in the global effort to promote respect and inclusion.