UNESCO along with the National Commission of the People’s Republic of China for UNESCO, is currently inviting outstanding young women and men from Asia and the Pacific region to be part of the Asia-Pacific Youth Dialogue, Chengdu, 20-23 September 2016. Note that round trip airline tickets, as well as well furnished accommodation, meals and local transportation in China will be made available by the Organizers of the Youth Dialogue, to the youth selected through this Call for Applications.
The objectives of this Dialogue are to:
- Raise awareness about the importance of Asian and Pacific civilizations and cultures in promoting mutual understanding, respect for diversity, and social cohesion.
- Identify actions to promote the engagement of youth in promoting peaceful coexistence and sustainable development.
The Asia-Pacific Youth Dialogue will arm accepted candidates with an opportunity to debate, discuss and make recommendations on six crucial topics – three topics chosen by young people themselves, and three topics proposed by the Organizers. The outcome of the Dialogue will be submitted to national governments, international and regional bodies, and civil society, and will be presented at the Asian Civilizations Dialogue Forum (China, 2017) and the 10th UNESCO Youth Forum (Paris 2017).
Round trip airline tickets, as well as accommodation, meals and local transportation in China will be provided by the Organizers of the Youth Dialogue, to youth selected through this invitation to apply.
If you’d like to take part, please fill out the information requested by visiting this link: