Asia Pacific Youth Week 2019 in South Korea
  • February 27 - March 3, 2019
  • Korea International Exhibition Center – KINTEX

Apply to participate in the Asia Pacific Youth Week 2019 in South Korea!

The Asian and Pacific region has been experiencing rapid development in its social and economic spheres over the course of recent decades. It is home to great diversity and tremendous opportunities, and many young people have managed to benefit from such social and economic dynamism. The fact that the East Asia sub-region is home to the world’s lowest level of youth unemployment (8 percent) demonstrates this reality quite plainly.

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To tackle society’s greatest challenges and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals for a better world, Asia Pacific Youth Week 2019 is coming to prepare the challenges. This program is an annual event to create youth empowerment by serving them a platform to strengthen and mobilize youth with the skills and opportunities needed to be agents of impactful change. The conference connects the world’s foremost young talent in the fields of sustainable development, social mission, and culture exchange together with leading professionals and practitioners in various fields. Through discussions, skill-building workshops, networking sessions, and ideation challenges, youth delegates gain the relevant knowledge, resources, and opportunities they need to take action and build projects of their own.

Asia Pacific Youth Week 2019 takes the theme of “Leading The Generation Unlimited to Prepare for 2030”. Throughout history, young people have played crucial roles in leading national and global movements that changed the world, despite the numerous challenges that they face, such as age discrimination, underrepresentation, lack of resources and unemployment. This program aims to address these gaps and will work towards fostering the inclusion of youth across all social and regional groups in tackling and solving global challenges. Inspired by the upcoming 2019 United Nation Youth Day, the role of youth in global development will particularly be considered with regard to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 4 (Quality Education for All), 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth), 10 (Reduced Inequalities), 13 (Climate Action), 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions) and 17 (Partnership for the Goals). This will include assessment of progress on these core challenges of our time, while also exploring new opportunities to advance these issues through the lens of youth.

Location:

South Korea

Benefits

  • Real Impact
    • Participate and engage in new initiatives and opportunities to bring real impact to local and global communities
  •  Dialogue
    • Join a cross-sectoral and multi-stakeholder dialogue on current global development and pursuit of social justice
  • Create your project by “Ideation” process
    • Co-create and design solutions that drive action for sustainable development. Discover ground-breaking new tools, knowledge, training, and resources to succeed in their projects
  •  Network
    • Build partnerships and motivation through connecting with influential young leaders, experts and practitioners in global issues
  • Include favorable facilities:
    • International Youth21 Conference
    • World Urban Youth Meeting
    • Future Action Plan Session
    • K-POP Peace Concert
    • Company Exposure
    • Seoul City Tour
    • Hotel 4N5D
    • Meals 3x per day (Halal food is provided)
    • Local Transport (include pick up & drop service)

Eligibilities

  • Delegate participants must be enrolled in a high school, university, fresh graduate high school with maximum age 30 years
  • Good Communication skills and knowledge
  • No Need Advance English Practice
Eligible Regions: Open for All

Application Process

  • Apply online through the given link
  • The announcement will be published 3 days after register

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Application Deadline: January 21, 2019 (39 Days Remaining)

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For Further Queries

Contact person: Naisha +60 17-609 8072
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