Peace Education and the SDGs Summer Program in Latin America 2017 (Scholarships Available)

Due date: April 25, 2017

Applications are open for the 2017 Peace Education and the SDGs in Latin America Summer Program. This program is intended for college understudies, and invited secondary school understudies, graduate understudies, and deep rooted learners, partaking separately or in gatherings. Peace Boat US will likewise offer two full grants to join the program. If you don’t mind, see subtle elements underneath.

Setting out to Panama, Nicaragua, and El Salvador, members will find out about significant advancement encounters and peacebuilding in the Latin American locale. Starting in Panama, members will visit the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) office, trade with indigenous groups, and gain from youth working for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Setting out in the locally available Peace Boat in the port city of Cristobal, members will go through the Panama Canal and take part in addresses, social trades, and introductions on peace and supportability issues while adrift. Landing in Nicaragua, members will find out about climate activity and visit mangrove woodlands along the drift. In the wake of cruising to El Salvador, members will land and join different instructive exercises including a trade program at the University of Don Bosco in San Salvador.

Program Schedule

June 20 – Orientation in New York City at Peace Boat US Office, UN Plaza (or by Skype)

June 21 – Fly to Panama City, inn registration, and welcome supper

June 22 – Visit UN Development Program territorial office, session on Sustainable Development Goals in Latin America

June 23 – Visit RET (Resilience, Education and Training) program for outcast youth in Panama

June 24 – Study Program and social trade with nearby indigenous groups in Panama

June 25 – Embark on Peace Boat in Cristobal, Panama, locally available introduction

June 26 – Panama Canal entry, readiness for addresses and study sessions locally available

June 27 – Onboard addresses and workshops

June 28 – Arrive in Nicaragua, Climate Action examine program and mangrove timberland visit. Come back to send for takeoff.

June 29 – Arrive in El Salvador, land from Peace Boat, social trade program

June 30 – Visit University of Don Bosco in San Salvador, discussion on Peace and Sustainability

July 1-2 – Cultural trade in El Salvador with nearby group bunches concentrated on the SDGs

July 3 – Return home

“Youth for the SDGs” Scholarship

Towards this point, Peace Boat US is putting forth two full grants for youngsters attempting to propel the SDGs to join the “Peace Education and SDGs in Latin America” program.

The grant will cover the accompanying:

Airfare: NYC-Panama, and El Salvador-NYC (or proportionate cost)

Convenience, dinners, and travel the locally available Peace Boat and in ports through out the length of the program

Travel protection covering June 20 – July 3, 2017


Ages 18-30 years of age

Youths who are at present required in SDG-related activities

All nationalities, pending visa affirmation for the included nations

Candidates should as of now have an international ID legitimate through December 31, 2017

Other necessity:

Initiative aptitudes

Solid talking and introduction capacity ( in English )

Encounter volunteering or working in SDG-related activities

Responsibility and arrangements for proceeding with SDG-related work later on


In 500 words or less, please clarify:

Brief foundation of your involvement with SDG related activities

Why you need to join this program

How you can utilize the experience to assist your SDG-related work

Proclamations can be submitted by means of email to

Applications must be put together by 5:00 pm/17:00 Eastern Standard Time on April 25, 2017

Chosen candidates will be reached by April 30 to lead a meeting through Skype. Meetings will be led no later than May 5.

Grant beneficiaries must present a duplicate of their identification, one photograph, and program application frame inside one week of accepting warning from Peace Boat US

Candidates are urged to survey the Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals site.

Candidates are additionally exceptionally urged to take an interest in the UN Ocean Conference to bolster the usage of Sustainable Development Goal #14: Conserve and economically utilize the seas, oceans, and marine assets for practical advancement, occurring at the UN Headquarters in New York City from June 5-9, 2017

For more data, visit Peace Education and the SDGs in Latin America.

For more enquiries about admissions into universities abroad, send an email to or call +2348125835476

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