Applications are now open for the Generation Equality Multi-Stakeholder Leadership Group

Applications are now open to Action Coalition Leaders, Commitment Makers, and Compact Signatories who want to be part of the Generation Equality Multi-Stakeholder Leadership Group.

As part of the follow-up to the Generation Equality Forum, UN Women is inviting for Applications and Letters of Interest for the Generation Equality Multi-Stakeholder Leadership Group, a body to advise UN Women and support the Generation Equality process. The Group will be complementary to other structures and have a focus on processes in line with a specific and targeted scope of work. It will help shape important processes of Generation Equality over the next four years. 

To ensure representation of all key constituencies, the Generation Equality Multi-Stakeholder Leadership Group will: 

  • Include representation from Member States, UN Agencies, International Organizations, Private Sector, Philanthropies, Civil Society, Youth, and Adolescents 
  • Ensure fair representation of women's organizations from grassroots and marginalized communities as well as youth groups 
  • Ensure diverse geographic representation with the inclusion of global, regional, and local organizations
  • Include Action Coalition Leaders, Compact Signatories and Commitment Makers 

More information can be found in the Terms of Reference.  

The Leadership Group will be composed of 20 members who will sit on the body on behalf of governments, institutions, organizations, and entities. The breakdown is as follows:

  • 6 Governments Representatives (3 Global North and 3 Global South). This group will include potential host countries for the midpoint moment.
  • 3 Representatives from Philanthropy and Private Sector Entities
  • 4 Civil Society Organization Representatives
  • 3 Youth-Led Organization Representatives
  • 2 Adolescent girl network/group Representatives
  • 2 UN Agency/ International Organization Representatives


Submission Process:

To apply, please familiarize yourself with the Terms of Reference and Criteria and submit all the required information during the window of 20 June 2022 to 20 July 2022.

Member States, Philanthropic Entities, Private Sectors, UN Agencies, and International Organizations: Submit (1) Letters of Interest to and (2) a completed submission form

Civil Society, Youth, and Adolescent Girls’ Organizations: Submit your applications here.  

Upon submission, letters and applications will be reviewed by a committee convened by UN Women and decisions will be finalized by August/September 2022. Applicants will be notified of the decision on their application at that time.

Have a question regarding this process? Access here the FAQ.


You can find here the submission forms in the following available languages: