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Call For Application: National Youth Symposium


Youth Initiative, in collaboration with Restless Development, is looking for application from motivated youth from age group of 16-29 for a National Youth Symposium on SDGs which is going to be conducted in Kathmandu on 27th September 2016. The event would be highly beneficial for aspiring youth in the development sector to understand the dynamics of Sustainable Development Goals and other priority sectors related to youth.

Adoption of Sustainable Development Goals, after the completion of Millennium Development Goals, has definitely
given a direction for everyone in the world for a sustainable world. With eight months already passed, setting up the indicators as per each of the country is long way ahead. In order to facilitate that and also to identify and prioritize the youth agendas in Nepal in regards to SDGs, Youth Initiative and Restless Development is jointly conducting a National Youth Symposium on SDGs. The symposium will host 200+ aspiring youth from all across the country who will take part in paper presentations, panel discussions and other fun activities.

The symposium is divided into two major components: Social Forum and Political Forum. In social forum, there will be five paper presentations on five themes; wherein, a prominent expert in relevant field shall present a paper on one of the themes also stated in the form below. Two commentators in the field will critically comment upon the paper and the participants would also engage during the open floor session by questioning and/or giving feedback to the presenter. In political forum, the recommendations made by the paper presenter combined with that of commentators and participants shall be presented to the key political and social leaders. The symposium will also be fun-filled with number of fun activities to make it more youth-friendly.

Interested ones can fill out the application form available here.
Deadline: 15th September, 2016

The selection and confirmation will be done by 19th September 2016.

For any queries, please contact:
Youth Initiative at 01-4770733 or niraj@youthinitiative.org.np
Restless Development at 01-5548192 or bijay@restlessdevelopment.org