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American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) Leadership Development Programs Benefits

Program Description

The American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) program focuses on international educational exchanges for young political leaders worldwide. The program provides in-depth exploration of the governance, politics, policy making, bilateral relations, culture, and geographic diversity of the host country. Participants are provided opportunities to strengthen their personal leadership skills and enhance their understanding of international relations. This program is designed to promote mutual understanding, respect, and friendship with the goal of cultivating long-lasting relationships among young people who are poised to become tomorrow's global leaders and policy makers.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program you must be a mid-level professional with leadership potential in government, the private sector, or civil society with experience and current employment related to the legislative process and governance.

You must also be between 25 and 40 years old.

Details for this program may vary by country, please visit the U.S. Department of State's ACYPL information page for more information

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

To view application information about this program, visit the ACYPL website.

Program Contact Information

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Write to:
American Council of Young Political Leaders
2131 K Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20037