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Deadline: December 31, 2010

The John Smith Memorial Trust is currently seeking applications from potential candidates for its 2011 Fellowship Program, to take place in June/July next year. The Program aims to strengthen and deepen democratic awareness and good governance through a 4-week study program in the UK and placements that show the workings of democratic organizations and their role within a democratic society. Applications for Fellowships are invited from: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine. The Trust aims to recruit high-flying and influential young leaders who will make a substantial impact on the future development of their countries. The Fellowship Program is open to political leaders, government or local government officials, journalists/media experts, lawyers and influential young leaders from civil society or the NGO sector. The "ideal" candidate will be aged 25-40, with a track record of concern for good governance and promoting democratic values. Good written and spoken English is essential.

Further information about recruitment criteria, application details and deadlines can be obtained from the Trust's website: more details


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