How to Join the UNFCCC Climate Champions Youth Fellowship 2022

Last Updated on February 7, 2022

UNFCCC Climate Champions Youth Fellowship

Applications are open for the UNFCCC Climate Champions Youth Fellowship 2022. This fellowship — led by the High Level Climate Champions team — will provide a platform for young people to work with the Champions and to contribute to their work on driving ambitious climate action.

Fellows will join the High Level Climate Champions Team for a nine month fellowship in the following sectors — energy, finance, food and agriculture, oceans, communications, transport and climate resilience.

The fellowship will include modules on leadership development, engagement with business, NGO and/or policy leaders, mobilisation and outreach in broader networks, opportunity for the fellows to work together as a collective and a personal capstone project. 


  • This is a paid fellowship program.


  • Open to early career professionals under the age of 30 as on April 1, 2022
  • Minimum five years of work experience, either in one of the fellowship sectors,  climate leadership or organising
  • Good communication skills
  • Self-motivated and willingness to be flexible (you will be working with teams across different time zones)
  • Adequate network relevant to sector-specific or climate related work
  • Ability to commit minimum 16 hours a week to the fellowship
  • Sufficient English language skills
  • Laptop and reliable internet connectivity
  • A commitment to the values of the Climate Champions to raise non state actor commitments to the global goals of the Paris Agreement


Each sector has specific skills requirements; therefore, we highly recommend you to please read the job descriptions below thoroughly before applying.

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For more information, visit Climate Champions Youth Fellowship.

Deadline: February 13, 2022

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