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Global Youth Summit on Sustainable Development Goals SDGS 2018

Ended 6 days ago

Event Type
Conferences

Location
Western Area Urban, Western Area Urban, Freetown, Sierra Leone

Date
07-11-2018 to 10-11-2018

Time
10:00 AM

Host
THE EXECUTIVE ORGANISING COMMITTEE

About Global Youth Summit on Sustainable Development Goals SDGS 2018

THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE which consist of Juninnho Investments Investments Company Limited, Association of Sierra LeoneASIL and Youth Association of Sierra LeoneYASIL and Green the Gene are hosting this event. These are our aim and objectives - Empower young people to be positive leaders - Develop fundamental and lifelong skills for further education and employment - Inspire change and forward-thinking individuals for future prosperity - Promote the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals - Provide young people with a safe and open platform to share, learn and develop solutions to common challenges These are the following reasons why we are hosting this event: - To tackle youth engagement with regards the SDGs 1, 3, 4, 8, 11, 13, 16 &17 especially with the aspect of unemployment. - Engage young people in global challenges and create positive and sustainable solutions - To promote youth leadership and provide a platform to share, learn and develop with others - To bring senior leaders and young people together for open and honest dialogue - To establish a global network of young leaders who continue to share, learn and engage with one another This conference would be the very first of its kind and Sierra Leone has been chosen because the nation, being one of the most growingprogressing countries in Africa, has a very youthful demography but there continues to be a high rate of youth unemployment. Majority of the youth from Sierra Leone and the neighboring West African countries could use the conference to find solutions to various challenges as outlined in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals towards 2030. In promoting common ground for mutual response to our common global challenges, in respond to action and solution exhibition of the respective targets of our selected UN SDGs to be addressed, and in the promotion and implementation of youth development as with regards Sierra Leone’s Presidential Agenda for Inclusive in Local, National and Global Sustainable Youth Development An Youth we are cordially hosting this global event in Sierra Leone under the distinguished patronage of the Government of Sierra Leone and the United Nations. This event is schedule to take place in Freetown, Sierra Leone from 7th - 10th November 2018 https:goo.glforms IIdtG8p66bIKNjfA2 Instructions: 1. For any queries or if you are having trouble filling out and submitting the online form, kindly email at globalyouthsummitonsdgs@gmail.com before the application closing date. 2. Please note that if you leave the webpage before clicking the Submit button, all captured data will be lost. 3. An email will be sent to the email address provided once you have submitted the application form. 4. The closing date for all application is 30th August 2018. 5. Successful applicants will receive further correspondence from Organizer on the 01st of October 2018. If you have applied and not received any communication by then, consider you application unsuccessful. 6. Please be advised that the online form works best on a laptop computer. If you are using a mobile device, you may experience some technical issues when trying to submit. Competition: As part of the promotion of Sustainable Development Goals SDGs 1, 3, 4, 8, 11, 13, 16 &17, a short film competition will be held as part of the international conference programme. Participants will compete using digital devices such as smartphones or digital cameras to promote any Sustainable Development Goals SDGs 1, 3, 4, 8, 11, 13, 16 &17, of their home country. Eligibility: Inspiring Young Professionals, Youth Leaders and Students of any nationality are eligible to apply Have a good working knowledge of written and spoken English. Must be able to attend all programmes during the conference. Delegate Package: Non refundable Participation fee tagged per delegate that includes visa, cozy accommodation, food and beverage including transportation from airport to City of Freetown upon arrival, transportations during conference and transportation to Lungi International Airport are as follow: $800 – International Delegates Non Youth Age 30 and above $600 – International Delegates Youth Age 14 and 29 $400 – LocalNationals Delegates Non Youth Age 30 and above $200 – LocalNationals Delegates Youth Age 14 and 29 Participation fee will not cover your personal travelling expenses,additional out-of-pocket personal expenses however we have partnered with some airlines for a promotion code. We are proud to announce to you all that Air France is an official sponsor - http:globalmeetings.airfranceklm.comSearchpromoDefault.aspx?vendorAFR&promocode33520AF Event: Global Youth Summit on Sustainable Development Goals SDGs 2018 ID Code: 33520AF Travel Valid Period: 02112018 to 15112018 Event location: FREETOWN We are proud to announce to you all that Sky Team is an official sponsor - http:res.skyteam.comSearchpromoDefault.aspx?vendorsky&promocode3914S Event: Global Youth Summit on Sustainable Development Goals SDGs 2018 ID Code: 3914S Travel Valid Period: 02112018 to 15112018 Event location: FREETOWN Throughout the selection process, organizers will grant some selected participants for speaking engagement purposes with travel grant. All appointed Country Directors attending the conference will be provided with an incentive of having their registration fees waived. For Delegation Step-1: Submit application form with authentic information by 30th June 2018. Step-2: Pay registration fee after receiving confirmation letter by 10th July 2018. Registration fee must be paid via telegraphic transfer to the following account: Guaranty Trust Bank Wilberforce Street, Head Office Swift Code: GTBISLFR Account Number: 20131283491590 Step-3: Applicants must email scanned copy of telegraphic transfer receipt, scanned copy of passport and one passport sized photo via following email: globalyouthsummitonsdgs@gmail.com Note Payments by cash will not be accepted upon arrival. As participation to this conference are limited to only 1500 seats applications will be considered on a first come first serve basis. We are giving a 50% discount to all delegates as a form of scholarship from Juninnho Investments Company Limited. Please see rates in application form.

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