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Deadline: February 7, 2019 00:00 (CET)| Apply here
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Eligibility: Participants should be between 18 and 23 years old at the time of the summit and may be from any country.
Dates: July 14-20, 2019
Location: Zurich, Switzerland

Global Youth Summit 2019

Calling all passionate, enthusiastic, dedicated and proactive young social entrepreneurs, community organisers, activists, volunteers and campaigners who are working towards attaining the Sustainable Development Goals.

Sharing your work by applying to the summit gives you a chance to be selected as a Global Changemaker 2019 and attend the fully funded Global Youth Summit 2019.

The GYS2019 will take place from 14 to 20 July in Zurich, Switzerland and it will invite 60 exceptional Changemakers to join a life-changing week of learning, networking and fun alongside the world’s most inspiring young leaders like you.

As one of the 2019 Global Changemakers you will join our network of over 1000 young changemakers working to make a difference in over 180 countries and be eligible to apply for grant funding to launch or scale your projects.

Who should apply?

Global Youth Summit is looking for interesting, enthusiastic, determined and motivated young social entrepreneurs, community organisers, activists, volunteers and campaigners who are working towards attaining the SDGs across the globe.

Young people who are passionate about making the world a better place, have taken steps to realise this vision and plan to continue their work are highly encouraged to apply.

Participants should be between 18 and 23 years old at the time of the summit and may be from any country.

What cost does Global Changemakers cover?

If you are selected, your flight (from your country’s main airport), transport from Zurich to the summit, accommodation and food costs will be covered for the duration of the summit.

Insurance and additional personal expenses, as well as visas to enter Switzerland (for those who require one) will not be covered.​

Interested in applying for the Global Youth Summit 2019? Register your participation by following the registration link and taking the suggested steps.


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