The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships

Young professionals and new executives from Africa are invited to participate in the Ibrahim Leadership fellowship.

The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships were established in 2011 to identify and mentor the future generation of outstanding African leaders.

Each year three fellows have an opportunity to work in the executive offices of the three participating institutions. These organisations are the Economic Commission for Africa, African Development Bank, or United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.

During their 12-month programmes, fellows gain both technical and leadership skills, while contributing directly to research and policy design.

A special feature of the programme is the opportunity to benefit from the direct mentorship of the heads of the host organisations.

The deadline is on Friday 15th October 2021.


Main Criteria

Fellowships are open to young professionals, mid-career and new executives from Africa with relevant work experience and a master’s degree. Additional criteria may be set by the host organization.

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