World Youth Conference 2016 “Youth for Sustainable Development” in India
Deadline: September 30, 2016
The Conference is expected to bring together 1500 participants from 170+ countries, half of them young people, aged 18 to 29, and 350 of them will come from marginalized backgrounds, making the summit one of the most well represented youth events at the global level. A minimum of three official youth delegates will be selected by the country coordinator of each country. In addition to this, 350 more young people belonging to under-represented groups will be selected by the International Country Coordinator. Furthermore, as many as 300 youth delegates who are Indian from 29 states will be selected.
The Conference will commence on Saturday, 12th November 2016 until Monday, 14th November 2016. The participants are expected to arrive on Friday 11th November 2016 after 1200 Hrs and depart on Tuesday 15th November 2016.
The international youth delegates will be selected according to these criteria:
- Between 18 and 30
- Well versed in current national/international youth policies and/or development debates
- Willing and motivated to prepare the WYC together with other young people through involving in/conducting consultations to take other young people’s views to the WYC
- Willing to ensure follow-up to the WYC through dissemination of outcomes and taking part in the implementation of the outcome document
- Able to work in English
- Supported by an organisation/community that can endorse you as a delegate (whenever possible)
How to Apply?
Click here to apply for the conference.