International Youth Conference 2015 – Azad Kashmir, Pakistan

International Youth Conference 2015 – Azad Kashmir, Pakistan

Deadline: February 20, 2015

Applications are now invited for the International Youth Conference (IYC2015) Azad Kashmir taking place from May 25 to 30, 2015 at . IYC2015 aims to explore how full potential of the youth from around the world can be effectively utilized to collaborate for common goals of progress and development and to minimize the challenges and issues in variety of perspectives. Participants will develop the concepts and skills needed to positively impact their communities.

This conference brings together youth leaders and activists, and youth leaders from all over the world together to increase their awareness of youth rights and responsibilities, while also providing them opportunities to strengthen their leadership and diplomatic skills. The conference features a variety of activities such as:

  • The grand opening ceremony on the first evening, where President of Pakistan will join as Chief Guest, cultural performance, introduction etc. government officials, diplomats, International media persons and Youth leaders will also join.
  • Plenary sessions, where highly experienced, known and appreciated speakers will be invited to contribute to discussions at the conference. To mention a few: Famous Journalists, professionals, youth experts; representatives from Initiative of Change, ICRC, United Nations, UN Secretary General’s Special envoy on Youth, Dignitaries from Pakistan Government, Parliament and many more.

Interactive workshops on the following topics:

  • Environmental protection and sustainable development
  • Youth participation in Democracy
  • Gender equality, and women empowerment
  • Developing youth leadership
  • Gender equality and women empowerment
  • Globalization and Youth
  • Cross-cultural communication


  • IYC2015 welcomes youths with a wealth of experience in Youth NGOs and Voluntary Organizations, or with experience in youth activism and active citizenship and having a keen interest in youth empowerment and coordination with youth of Azad Kashmir.
  • Open to youth delegates aged 18-32 from across the world


Please register for participation in the International Youth Conference 2015 in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan, at Please fill in the online application form and submit it before the 20th February 2015 23:59 (PST). We will inform you about the results of the selection of participants on 20th February.

Fees: There is no participation fee but participants have to pay for their own airfare and visa fee. All other costs on the ground, including food and accommodation and local transport, will be covered by IYC 2015.

For more information, visit International Youth Conference 2015.