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Foundation for Community
To help students learn more about participatory democracy and citizen engagement, University Connection tied up with the Foundation for
About Foundation for Community Consensus
Foundation for Community Consensus (FCC) is the Indian office of the Czech research organization Institute H21 (headquartered in Prague). In India, the FCC team works on policy research and spreading awareness about participatory democracy among Indian youth. For these objectives, FCC regularly conducts experiential learning workshops and fellowships on citizen engagement and best practices in participatory democracy for high school students, college graduates and young professionals. These initiatives are organized in partnership with NYU’s Governance Lab, the United Nations Global Compact Network India and the Czech Embassy in New Delhi.
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The high school students that FCC works with for the Governance, Public Policy & Leadership 2.1 Summer Fellowship have been thrilled to avail the following benefits from being part of the program:
- Internship with UNGCNI on Education (for the 20 best students)
- Internship with Institute H21 on Governance (for the 10 best students)
- Certificate for each participating student with the logos of all partner organisations of the fellowship
- Personal recommendation letter based on performance during the Fellowship (useful for college applications)
Activities and Events
Webinars and informative sessions
We also organize experiential workshops on Public Policy, where students are engaged in case studies and simulations of real-life governance problems. These are organized in partnership with NYU’s Governance Lab, the United Nations Global Compact Network India and the Czech Embassy in New Delhi.
At University Connection, we are constantly connecting with the right kind of resources for our students. Depending on the student’s interest, we align them for internship opportunities, summer schools, community service, encourage them to initiate personal projects, and sign up for online courses.
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Could you share some of the recent programs offered by you with dates and costs, registration form links, etc.
The Governance, Public Policy & Leadership 2.1 Summer Fellowship for high school students, in partnership with NYU’s GovLab, the UN Global Compact Network India and the Czech Embassy in New Delhi, is an introduction to Public Policy and Governance for students who have some interest already in these topics, and who may be considering a career/higher studies in these disciplines. These disciplines are trending now, but as with any niche field there is a dearth of information about opportunities. The first batch was set up in 2019 to address these concerns for high school students in India as well as abroad (including students from Germany and Bahrain).
To learn more, please read about the program here: https://www.ih21.org/blogen/gppl2021