Local Pathways Fellowship 2022 for Young Urban Leaders Worldwide

Fellowship Short Program in Engineering , in Natural Science
  • Online, Online
  • Apply Before : November 21, 2021

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 10632
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • No. of Opportunity 100
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration 10 months
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

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Local pathways fellowship by SDSN Youth

The United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network– Youth Initiative (SDSN Youth) is calling on young urban leaders to apply for the 2022 cohort of its Local Pathways Fellowship program which is a leading training and research program on SDG 11 in the world.

The fellowship is designed to empower young urban innovator via offering the resources, knowledge, and platform to take local actions to implement the UN 2030 Agenda in the following ways:

  • Guiding and informing their advocacy and outreach work
  • Providing them with a framework for engagement with local stakeholders;
  • Facilitating mutual learning and exchange of urban solutions; and
  • Supporting their efforts to promote local understanding, dialogue, and problem-solving for sustainable development.

The SDSN Youth Local Pathways Fellowship is offered annually to bring together a network of more than sixty young thought leaders, sustainability practitioners, urban planners, researchers, and innovators from different cities across the globe for the advancement of local dialogue, problem-solving, collaboration around SDG 11( Sustainable Cities and Communities) to make urban areas and cities “Smart, Fair and sustainable”.

Details of Local Pathways Fellowship

Application deadline: November 21, 2021

Result notification: January 24, 2022

Start time: 1 February 2022

Duration: 10 month

Location: Online (Worldwide)

Partner organizations:

  • SDG Cities Guide,
  • UN-Habitat,
  • MIT Solve,
  • World Urban Campaign,
  • Milan Urban Food Policy Act,
  • Alliance for Peacebuilding and
  • The World Federation of United Nations Associations.

Program contents:

  • Sustainable cities online course
  • Monthly webinars
  • A series of monthly assignment
  • A peer-to-peer network of young urban leaders and innovators from over 100 cities across the globe.
  • Opportunity to be top candidates to participate in international conferences and events such as the International Conference on Sustainable Development, Vatican Youth Symposium, or the World Urban Forum, etc.


Young applicants from around the world, who are passionate about sustainable urban development can apply to Local Pathways Fellowship if they meet the following requirements:

  • Are between the age 18-30 years old (exception may apply)
  • Be based in the same city throughout the fellowship (February to November 2022)
  • Demonstrate commitment to working toward urban sustainable development;
  • At least one year of professional or academic experience in urban planning, development practice, community engagement, and advocacy or similar.
  • Are able to commit at least 5-7 hours per week
  • Have stable internet connection
  • Be fluent in English and local languages of cities they present

How to apply?

Applications can be submitted online.

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