The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) calls for Applications from suitably qualified female peace & security practitioners from developing counties who are in their mid-career working on peace and security issues in a national ministry, NGO, IO, Civil society, or academic institution.
What is the Global Leadership Scholarship for Women 2023 about?
The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)’s executive education offerings provide solutions to global challenges by combining the knowledge of leaders, insights of experts, and the experience of practitioners. The eight-month full-time Leadership in International Security Course leadership-international-security-course-list-2023-2024 is designed to increase the knowledge, skills, and network of high-performing professionals, who seek to enhance their career and engage in leadership positions in solving the world’s most pressing security challenges.
Who is GCSP?
The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)’ is an international foundation serving a global community of individuals and organizations. Their mission is to advance peace, security, and international cooperation. They provide the knowledge, skills, and network for effective and inclusive decision-making. They believe that People make peace and security possible.
They also believe that effective and forward-thinking leaders and organizations need to build a broad picture of what is happening in an increasingly connected world. We unravel the intricacies of geopolitics and help leaders develop new skills and the agility to lead in times of tumultuous change. We create an inclusive environment for our global community from 174 nations and across sectors to come together to exchange ideas and develop sustainable solutions for a more peaceful future.
⦁ The scholarship is for female international peace and security practitioners from developing countries, working on peace and security issues in a national ministry, IO, NGO, civil society, or academic institution.
⦁ Applicants should have a minimum of 10 years of professional experience.
⦁ This scholarship covers accommodation and living expenses in Geneva throughout the eight-month course (09 October 2023 – 30 May 2024, Geneva, Switzerland).
⦁ It Strengthens your leadership skillset within a multicultural and cross-sectoral environment
⦁ It Acquires tools to increase your effectiveness as a security policy practitioner
⦁ It Enhances your ability to generate innovative and sustainable policy responses and solutions
⦁ It Broadens your professional network of peace and security practitioners
Upon graduation, participants will become part of their vibrant Alumni Community of over 10’000 security policy professionals in 174 countries across the globe, all sharing a desire to positively contribute to the promotion of international peace and security.
⦁ All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply irrespective of age, disability, ethnicity, or religion.
⦁ Candidates must be female professionals from developing countries with a minimum of 10 years of professional experience.
(Only short-listed candidates will be contacted).
31st May 2023