Young storytellers from Landlocked Developing Countries

This informs the public about the Young storytellers from Landlocked Developing Countries. Details about the Program are given below.

Young storytellers from Landlocked Developing Countries

Program Details

Are you a young person between 18-35 years old from a landlocked developing country (LLDC)? We are looking for passionate and creative storytellers from LLDCs to submit digital content (photos or videos) showcasing the compelling stories and unique experiences of young people in these nations.

A selected number of fellows will be fully funded to participate in the 3rd United Nations Conference on the Landlocked Developing Countries to be held in Kigali in June 2024.


Selected entrants will join the Landlinked fellowship program in the lead-up to the 3rd UN Conference on LLDCs to be held in Kigali in June. Fellows will receive professional cameras, training, and mentorship to increase their storytelling skills.

A select group of fellows, chosen to ensure geographical diversity, will be fully funded to exhibit their work at LLDC3 in Kigali which is set to be one of the largest gatherings of world leaders in 2024.


This call for submissions is open to young people between the ages of 18 to 35 from the 32 landlocked developing countries: Afghanistan; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Bhutan; Bolivia (Plurinational State of); Botswana; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Central African Republic; Chad; Eswatini; Ethiopia; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Lao People’s Democratic Republic; Lesotho; North Macedonia; Malawi; Mali; Mongolia; Nepal; Niger; Paraguay; Republic of Moldova; Rwanda; South Sudan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uganda; Uzbekistan; Zambia; and Zimbabwe.

What are the requirements for your Story?

  • Participants must have created the entry by themselves.
  • Entries can be videos or photos, but use your imagination to make them unique!

However, all entries must follow the following specifications:

  • Videos – 1080p resolution, no longer than 1 minute
  • Images – in JPG or PNG format, minimum 800 x 800 pixels.

How to Apply

This is for those interested in young storytellers from landlocked developing countries. Open this link to start the application process.

Application Deadline

  • The deadline for receipt of applications is 8 March 2024.

Open this link for more details about Young storytellers from Landlocked Developing Countries.

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