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Applications open for UNCTAD Youth Forum 2018

Youth Forum 2018

Applications are open for an Youth Forum being organized by United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). This year’s Forum will take place as part of a larger event, the UNCTAD 2018 World Investment Forum.

The 2018 theme is Youth Entrepreneurship: A Force Towards Inclusive and Sustainable Growth.

The UNCTAD Youth Forum 2018 offers the opportunity for youth to

  • exchange views and experiences and strengthen a network of future leaders from different places in the world ;
  • have an interactive dialogue with global players involved in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals where youth can raise awareness on issues they consider of major concern and that they want to see included in the international agenda ;

learn more about UNCTAD’s work and projects with youth and have a discussion on how to get youth further involved.

The application can be submitted by students or young professionals between the age of 18 to 30 who are interested in trade and development issues. There are 250 seats available and the participation is subject to a competitive application and selection process.

The event will take place from 22 to 26 October 2018 and the application can be submitted by 30th of June, 2018.