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2020 Young Global Changers Program in Berlin, Germany (Fully Funded)

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The Young Global Changers program brings together young people from around the world who are working towards a global paradigm shift, combining their talents and together becoming a strong voice for change. Successful applicants will receive a full scholarship to participate in the Global Solutions Summer School and the Global Solutions Summit from April 17-22, 2020 in Berlin, Germany.

We are currently witnessing a trend in many advanced and emerging economies where economic prosperity is increasingly becoming decoupled from social prosperity and environmental sustainability. There is an urgent need for a global paradigm change to recouple the economy with social and ecological needs, and to reverse the growing global inequality. If you share this concern about the current global situation; if you are already engaged in a project or initiative to bring about positive change; if you would like to participate in a comprehensive summer school and attend the Global Solutions Summit in Berlin and if you would like to contribute as a member of an active global community of change-makers – then apply to the Young Global Changers program.

Location: Berlin, Germany

Eligibilities:

  • Young researchers and academics involved in a research project that tackles issues related to the recoupling of economy, society and environmental sustainability,
  • Young entrepreneurs and innovators involved in a social enterprise aimed at recoupling, and young business leaders aiming at changing “business as usual” from the inside,
  • Young non-profit leaders, active as community organizers, advocacy leaders, campaigners, or implementers of social, economic or environmental change on a local, regional or global level
  • Between the ages of 21 and 35,
  • Want to become longstanding, active members of a strong global network which aims at bringing about lasting global change,
  • Committed to working constantly towards recoupling the economy with social well-being in a sustainable way.

Benefits:

  • Travel expenses to and from Berlin
  • Accommodation for the time of the summer school & Summit (April 17 -22, 2020);
  • Free admission to the Global Solutions Summit 2020;
  • Lectures with global thought-leaders from academia and beyond;’
  • Comprehensive summer school workshops;
  • Networking opportunities with great minds from academia, business, politics & civil society;
  • Access to an exclusive global network of like-minded Young Global Changers;
  • Additional costs may apply for local transportation in Berlin, visa arrangements, food, travel insurance and more. These costs will not be covered by the program.

Eligible Regions: Open for all
Application Deadline:  December 1, 2019
Official Link: https://www.global-solutions-initiative.org/young-global-changers/application/