Thursday, April 4, 2013

International Youth Conferences 2013

1.) The Youth Assembly at the United Nations

Location: United Nations New-York Office, USA
Date: August 7-9, 2013
Details of event: This two-day conference will feature panels and  workshops bringing United Nations officials, non-profit leaders, and other exciting guests together with over 500 youth delegates from around the world. The IYC is the official alumni organization of The Annual Youth Assembly at the United Nations and looks forward to growing with every event.
Website: http://faf.org/main/youth-assembly-at-the-un/

2.) 19th Annual International Development Conference

Location: Harvard Kenndy School of Government
Date: April 12-13, 2013
Details of event: The International Development Conference at Harvard Kennedy School of Government is a yearly student-organized, student-run conference dedicated to fostering a constructive dialogue between leading academics, practitioners, policy makers and students concerned with creating a better world. The Conference is hosted at the Kennedy School and is a joint effort between students at Harvard and Carnegie Mel­lon University.
Website: http://harvardidc.com

3.) Annual ADB Summit Delhi 2013

Location: Delhi, India
Date: 2-5 May, 2013
Details of event: Asian Development Bank (ADB) holds an Annual Meeting (AM) of its Member Countries around the first Sunday of May every year. This is normally a four day event comprising seminars, workshops and two days of formal meetings attended by Finance Ministers / their representatives of 67 Member Countries. A large gathering of approximately 4000 people including delegates from different countries, economists, investment bankers, corporate leaders, Nobel laureates, Civil Society, media etc. participate in the event. India would be hosting the AM of ADB in Delhi from 2nd to 5th May 2013.
Website: http://www.adbdelhi2013.gov.in/

4.) WSIS Forum 2013 (World Summit on the Information Society)

Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Date: May 13-17, 2013
Details of event: ITU, UNESCO, UNCTAD and UNDP welcome all WSIS Stakeholders to the WSIS Forum 2013. WSIS Forum 2013 will be held from 13 to 17 May 2013 and will provide structured opportunities to network, learn and to participate in multi-stakeholder discussions and consultations on WSIS implementation. This event builds upon the tradition of annual WSIS May meetings, and its new format is the result of open consultations with all WSIS Stakeholders.
Website: www.wsis.org/forum

5.) World Political Forum

Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Date: June, 2013
Details of event: World Political Forum is a debate platform that is non-biased/non-partisan and treats everybody regardless of their position equally. This debate forum is not aligned to any political party. In today's world, many ideas are split between and even within all the communities.We are here to discuss them in a civil debate.
Website: http://www.worldpoliticalforum.net

6.) Global Youth Leadership Summit

Location: University of California, San Diego
Date: 8-13 July, 2013
Details of event: The Anthony Robbins Foundation Global Youth Leadership Summit is a five-day program that provides participants (ages 14 to 17)  with an environment designed to boost them into leadership roles that will change their lives and communities. Global Youth Leadership Summit's format includes small group discussions, hands-on service learning experiences, leadership simulation games and exercises designed to enable summit participants to identify their own particular leadership strengths.
Website: http://www.anthonyrobbinsfoundation.org/arf/youth_discov.php

7.) United Nations International Student Conference (UNISCA)

Location: Amsterdam, Denmark
Date: July 15th-26th, 2013
Details of event: UNISCA is a Model United Nations (MUN) organised by the University of Amsterdam. It is a program which consists of a two week long Summer Academy, in which a simulation of an United Nations Conference takes place.
Website: http://www.unisca.org/

8.) Seliger  International Youth Forum

Location: Russia
Date: 21-28 July, 2013
Details of event: The main goal of the Forum is to build international youth community based on the principles of peaceful coexistence, personal and democratic liberties promotion and cultural diversity recognition.
Website: http://www.interseliger.com

9.) 8th UNESCO Youth Forum

Location : Paris, France
Date : July 22-28, 2013
Details of event: The UNESCO Youth Forum, an integral part of UNESCO's General Conference, brings together young delegates from all over the world to exchange views, share experiences, reflect together and, above all, detect common preoccupations and problems. The event allows young people to voice their ideas and concerns and make suggestions directly to the UNESCO General Conference.
Website: http://www.unesco.org/new/en/unesco/events/unesco-house/?tx_browser_pi1%5BshowUid%5D=7478&cHash=43bac9b44e

10.) The South American Business Forum

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date : August 9-11, 2013
Details of Program : The South American Business Forum is an international conference organized by and for university students. It takes place in Buenos Aires and its objective is to encourage 100 leaders of tomorrow's world to think about current affairs and to come up with solutions for today's problems.
Website: http://www.sabf.org.ar

11.) World Water Week

Location: Stockholm
Date: September 1-6, 2013
Details of event: Each year the World Water Week addresses a particular theme to enable a deeper examination of a specific water-related topic. While not all events during the week relate to the overall theme, the workshops driven by the Scientific Programme Committee and many seminars and side events do focus on various aspects of the theme. 2013 theme is Water Cooperation - building partnerships.
Website: http://www.worldwaterweek.org/

12.) Conference on Trafficking of Young Women and Children

Location: Doha, Qatar
Date : 3-7 September, 2013
Details of Program : International Conference on Trafficking of young women and children is organised by the World Youth Foundation (“an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations”), in co-operation with the Ministry of Youth and Sports Malaysia, Ministry of Home Affairs Malaysia, National Commission for UNESCO Malaysia, State Government of Melaka, Nilai University and various other agencies. The International Conference is tentatively scheduled to be held on 3rd – 7th September 2013 at Melaka, Malaysia.
Website: http://humantrafficking.wyf.org.my

13.) Social Good Summit

Location: New York City, United States
Date: September 16-19, 2013
Details of event: The Social Good Summit unites a dynamic community of global leaders to discuss a big idea: the power of innovative thinking and technology to solve our greatest challenges. It ignites conversations between a live audience in New York City and thousands around the world participating via YouTube.
Website: http://mashable.com/sgs/

14.) One Young World Summit

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Date: 2-5 October 2013
Details of event: One Young World delegates are 18-30 years old and have demonstrated their leadership potential. Many have already had an impact in their home countries on a range of issues, including the role of business in society, transparency in business and government, the impact of climate change and global health and hunger relief.
Website: http://www.oneyoungworld.com

15.) 6th Middle East Youth Leadership Jam

Location: Wadi Rum, Jordan
Date: 4-11 October, 2013
Details of event: This Jam will connect 30 diverse, engaged and committed leaders from around the region, for a week of deep listening, sharing, self-discovery, systemic inquiry and community building.  It will take place from October 4-11, 2013, in the spectacular Wadi Rum desert in Jordan.
Website: http://www.yesworld.org/connect/jams/middleeastjam201/

16.) Mauritius International Youth Forum

Location: Republic of Mauritius
Date: 11-18 October, 2013
Details of event: The goal of this forum is to promote collaborative actions which will enable future leaders to cope with the challenges they may encounter in any of the scopes, and generate a change in any of them. Topics of discussion would include leadership, politics, humanities, entrepreneurship, career, unemployment, social work, volunteerism, environment, culture & tradition and others. This 8-day international forum will be a premier in Mauritius.
Website: http://www.mauritius2013.com

17.) WISE (World Innovation Summit for Education)

Location: Doha, Qatar
Date: 29-31 October, 2013
Details of event: The three-day Summit offers a unique opportunity for all the participants to find out more about the most cutting-edge practices in education, network with high-level people from all sectors and from all countries, and to actively participate in building the future of education.
Website: http://www.wise-qatar.org/wise-summit-2013

18.) Oxford International Model United Nations Conference

Location: University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Date: November 1-3, 2013
Details of event: The 11th session of the Oxford International Model United Nations conference will be held in the colleges and buildings of the University of Oxford between Friday 1st and Sunday 3rd November 2013. As always, we will bring you debate of the highest standards along with illustrious socials; all in the surroundings of a university which is over 900 years old.
Website: http://www.oximun.org/

Source:
http://www.internationalyouthcouncil.com/events

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