Become a 2022 WAGGGS Advocacy Champion

07 September 2021
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We are recruiting for our 2022 Advocacy Champions network. This group of young women will represent WAGGGS and their national Girl Guiding or Girl Scouting externally, at events such as the 66th Commission on the Status of Women.

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  • 60th Commission on the status of women - CSW60 WAGGGS delegation group shot

Final deadline for applications is Tuesday October 26, 2021

Any Girl Guide or Girl Scout between the ages of 18 and 30 can apply to join the Advocacy Champions network. Advocacy Champions are selected for their commitment to gender equality, their involvement in Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting and their ability to lead, challenge and create a ripple effect.

Advocacy Champions have exciting opportunities for personal growth and development and to influence those in positions of power.

How to apply

1/ Read the selection criteria, opportunities and responsibilities of WAGGGS Advocacy Champions in the Terms of Reference (also available in Arabic, French and Spanish)

2/ Gain support from your Member Organisation (a representative will need to validate your application) - see instructions for how to do this here

------ allow plenty of time for your Member Organisation to endorse you as a volunteer before you move onto step 3------

3/ Download and complete the Advocacy Champions Application Form (submissions accepted in English only)

4/ Submit your completed form to by Tuesday 26 October 2021 at the latest, earlier submissions are encouraged

If you would like further information about the Advocacy Champions, please email us.

66th Commission on the Status of Women

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global policy-making body dedicated exclusively to gender equality and the advancement of women. Every year, representatives of UN Member States gather at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. WAGGGS Advocacy Champions will be representing the voices of 10 million girls and young women at CSW66 in March 2022.

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