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DA Young Leaders Programme 2022

DA Young Leaders Programme 2022

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Democratic Alliance calls applications for DA Young Leaders Programme 2022. The DA Young Leaders Programme is deeply grounded in the DA’s vision for South Africa. The Programme seeks to develop and grow our country’s future leaders responsible for upholding this vision of One Nation with One Future, and our core values of Freedom, Fairness, Opportunity and Diversity in politics and government.

In the DA’s South Africa, all individuals will have the opportunity to live a life that they value. This South Africa is dynamic and innovative, with a growing, inclusive economy and capable government which defends the Constitution and ensures equal opportunity for all – regardless of where they are born, how they look, or any other arbitrary characteristic. You can learn more about the DA’s dream for South Africa here.

Overview of DA Young Leaders Programme

The Young Leaders Programme is an intensive, year-long, part-time political leadership development course, known around the world as the gold standard in political development. The Programme strives to give passionate, young South African leaders the opportunity to develop themselves to their full potential, irrespective of their background.

The DA’s Young Leaders Programme (YLP) is a political leadership learning and development programme for South Africans between the ages of 18 and 35 who align themselves with the DA’s values of Freedom, Fairness, Opportunity and Diversity. Participants of the programme are highly motivated individuals, interested in pursuing a career in politics or the public service, with the aim of creating One Nation with One Future.


  • DA Young Leaders Program is open to all young South African citizens between the ages of 18 and 35, with a track record of leadership excellence.
  • These applicants must share the DA’s vision and must have proven themselves to be passionate leaders set on making a difference in South Africa.
  • Participants must either be living in South Africa, or if they are temporarily abroad, be returning to South African in tie for the start of the program. The Young Leaders Program does not cover international traveling costs.


  • A personal ideological alignment to the DA’s vision of One Nation with One Future, rooted in our values of Freedom, Fairness, Opportunity and Diversity.
  • A high level of interest in, and knowledge about, South African politics and current affairs.
  • An excellent understanding of the DA’s principles and policies.
  • A demonstrable leadership track record.
  • Examples and evidence of having taken initiative, stepping outside normal roles to start something new.
  • The ability to argue and reason well.
  • Passion, drive, and confidence.
  • An authentic motivation to be actively involved in politics in the future.
  • A high level of self-awareness, maturity, and emotional intelligence.
  • Involvement in the DA.

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Type of Opportunity Conferences
Deadline31 August,2021
Open toSouth Africans
OrganizerDemocratic Alliance



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