Youth as Researchers in Jamaica

The UNESCO Youth As Researchers (YAR) global initiative has been launched in the Caribbean. DEADLINE: Sunday, 28 November, 11:59 Jamaica time.

For more information about the Global Youth as Researchers Initiative visit:

UNESCO is seeking applicants from interested youth who meet the following criteria:

  • Aged 18-30 years
  • Based in Jamaica
  • Completed or undergoing bachelor’s or master’s degrees
  • Previous experience in conducting academic research (not required but preferred)
  • High work ethics, organizational skills, teamwork
  • Demonstrated interest in youth engagement, youth policies, citizen security and/or peacebuilding.
  • Capacity to dedicate 5-10 hours per week to work on this initiative