Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2019 Youth Agenda Forum


Media and communications students and young professionals are invited to apply for scholarships for the 2019 Feature Conference and Youth Agenda Forum. The events will take place from 24 to 26 September 2019, in Gothenburg, Sweden. The deadline is on 10 June 2019.

Opportunity for Youth

The Global MIL Week 2019 Youth Agenda Forum is a UNESCO Youth Space that serves as a platform for awareness-raising, problem solving, and networking. It focuses on youth involvement in MIL as co-leaders and co-creators and not only as beneficiaries.

The scholarships include round-trip air ticket from the country of departure to Gothenburg, Sweden; accommodation and meals during the stay in Gothenburg, from 23 to 26 September 2019, and opportunity to present during the 2019 Global MIL Week Youth Agenda Forum.

Main criteria:

  • Eligible candidates must be 18-30 years old who study, research or work in fields related to MIL (media, information and library science, ICTs, communications, social development, etc.);
  • Citizens of all UN regions are eligible: Africa, Arab States, Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America, and Latin America and the Caribbean.

Applicants are encouraged to read more about UNESCO’s work on MIL and confirm how their own interest, research, project or activity aligns with MIL before applying.

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