Apply: 2017 Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships Programme (Paid)


The application process for the 2017 Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships Programme is now open.
Through this annual fellowship programme, we seek to deepen and broaden our growing network which continues to contribute its skills and learning to a better Africa. The Fellowships offer the opportunity to work in the executive offices of either the African Development Bank (Abidjan), the UN Economic Commission for Africa (Addis Ababa) or the International Trade Centre (Geneva).


  • National of an African country
  • 7-10 years of relevant work experience
  • master’s degree
  • under the age of 40, or 45 for women with children
  • any additional criteria as set by the host.

Apply now

Prospective fellows who meet the eligibility criteria should apply direct to the relevant institution using the links below.

The African Development Bank (AfDB)
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
The International Trade Centre (ITC)


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