Don’t miss the opportunity! Legislative Fellows Program for Pakistan – Application Deadline March 4, 2015. The Legislative Fellows Program for Pakistan promotes mutual understanding and establishes networks among mid-level professionals in Pakistan and the United States, while also promoting increased knowledge of the legislative process and principles of good governance. The program is accepting applications from professionals (ages 25-40) with experience in the legislative process and/or policymaking. Such experience can have been attained through their work in government, civic education organizations, citizen advocacy groups, political campaigns, political parties, or election monitoring organizations. We seek candidates with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, proven leadership abilities, the ability to work in a cross-cultural setting and a commitment to the program and follow-on activities. Those selected will come from diverse backgrounds, ethnicities, organizations, and political orientations. We also aim for gender balance. Written and oral English proficiency is required as the participants will need to converse about complex political and global issues with US peers and experts. To select the best candidates, we will review applications based on clearly defined criteria, including,
• Openness to dialogue and new ideas;
• Strong potential to play an increasingly important
role in society;
• Proven commitment to nonviolence;
• Interest in participating in the program and sharing
the experience with colleagues and the public; and
• Commitment to the implementation of a follow-on project.