Virtual University of Pakistan Study forum !
|Published On: Monday, June 24, 2019|
11th UNESCO Youth Forum under the title “Youth Spaces in Action” at the UNESCO’s Headquarters in Paris is going to take place on Monday 18 and Tuesday 19, November 2019 during the 40th Session of the General Conference.
Virtual University students are encouraged to participate by applying in subject Forum by sending short CVs along-with proposal and / or record of any such initiative(s) as described below in criteria is requested to be furnished to this Commission not later than this Tuesday, June 25, 2019 before closing of business hours for further processing at the level of this Commission.
How to Apply:
Virtual University students who fulfill the below mentioned criteria should send their CV’s and proposals at email@example.com till June 25, 2019.
The Forum is conceived as an opportunity to showcase, discuss and learn from successful examples of meaningful youth engagement with the Organization that have been effectively demonstrating youth ownership, youth inclusion and transparency. Such examples may derive from UNESCO initiatives, such as the Youth Spaces Initiative (YSI) implemented by UNESCO constituencies, or from youth-led initiatives within UNESCO Programmes. The Forum will launch a global UNESCO Youth Community of Practice (YCoP) that will bring together different youth engagement streams, in order to facilitate both horizontal / lateral and vertical cooperation as well as to enable a more diversified and rich contribution by youth to UNESCO’s strategic thinking. A full programme of the two days is being developed with youth which will include plenary discussions, working groups, interactions with Member States.
All participation costs related to the selected young persons aged between 18-24 years will be borne by the nominating entity which will also make all related preparatory arrangements.
The selection criteria for the applicant(s) are as follows:
The young person:
• Should be aged between 18 and 24 years at the time of the Forum or, in exceptional circumstances, within the youth age definition of respective country of the origin: and
• Has either led or co-shaped an initiative, considered a successful example of youth engagement with UNESCO, in collaboration with the UNESCO Secretariat or with any National Commission for UNESCO, in the last four years. Initiatives can be varied and in all cases should go beyond one-off events, and always include follow-up action: and
• Is able to show their active role, from design to implementation and follow-up of such an initiative: and
• Must commit to continue engaging with UNESCO beyond the Forum in upscaling an already successful collaboration, or in any other opportunities that may arise within their area of specialization with a view to promoting peace and development in their communities and beyond.
For more details, visit https://en.unesco.org/events/11th-unesco-youth-forum-youth-spaces-a...