How to apply

PYPA is open for participants from parties taking part in the program. Those are usually parties with representation in the Parliament. The selection of candidates is done at the beginning of each year and the application is made through the parties. Application forms will be available at your party’s headquarter.

For information on whether your country and party is part of PYPA please contact:

French speaking West Africa:
Abdoul Karim Saidou

East Africa:
Annika Rigö

Zambia and Malawi:
Anna Mate

Soutbern Africa:
Beatie Hofmeyr

The criteria for participating are:
· Age (between 18-35 years)
· Education (at least secondary school)
· Good knowledge of English, French or Portuguese (depending on the country)
· Experience of party work
· Personal motivation and drive
· Gender parity