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    April 4, 2017

    Apply for the Hurford Youth Fellowship Today!

  • In the spotlight

    April 3, 2017

    Introducing our newest fellow, Mr. Ching Yin (Johnson) Yeung

    We are excited to welcome our newest Hurford Youth Fellow, Mr. Ching Yin (Johnson) Yeung!

    Mr. Ching Yin (Johnson) Yeung (Hong Kong) will explore strategies for strengthening and consolidating democracy, looking at lessons learned and best practices from movements around the world. In addition, he will examine ways of contributing to institutional reforms and building consensus, solidarity, and trust among citizens. Yeung is a former convener of the 民間人權陣線 Civil Human Rights Front, an organization focusing on human rights and democratic development in Hong Kong. He previously served as Deputy General Secretary of the Federation of Students, a platform for youth engagement in social action.

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  • In the spotlight

    April 3, 2017

    2017-2018 Apply for the Hurford Youth Fellowship Now!

    Apply NOW! The Hurford Youth Fellowship Program, facilitated by the World Movement for Democracy, seeks emerging democratic leaders from around the world who are committed to building their leadership skills, enhancing their organizational talents, and harnessing their potential.

    The fellowship is open to applicants no older than 30 years of age from any country. For more information, visit


    Applications will be accepted until April 17, 2017.

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