Apply now to the UNESCO/UNICEF My World, My SIDS Youth Networking 2013

Deadline: April 30, 2013

Young Changemakers from Small Island Developing States are invited to apply to participate in the 2013 SIDS youth networking: My World My SIDS. Young people who are selected will prepare the process for the SIDS 2014 global meeting and will have the chance to discuss the challenges for SIDS from a youth perspective.

Selected youths will participate in the preparation process for the SIDS 2014 global meeting (www.sids2014.org) by presenting youth voices at the regional and inter-regional preparatory meetings held in 2013. Through a series of regional conference in Jamaica, Fiji and the Seychelles, they will be able to discuss the challenges for SIDS from a youth perspective and provide proposals for the post 2015 development agenda and next strategy for sustainable development in SIDS.

Eligibility

  • Be a young person from the Pacific, Caribbean and Indian/Atlantic Ocean regions
  • Be passionate about your world and your island home
  • Be an active youth worker and advocate,
  • Interested in participating in this process

UNESCO and UNICEF are offering to support the travel costs for selected young peoples’ participation in the regional youth conferences. Self-funded applicants will also be considered.

For more information, click here.

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