Would you like to travel to be a part of a big discussion between youth leaders around the world? Travel on scholarship to attend the Dutch Ministries global forum for youth entrepreneurship.
The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs is hosting a big scholarship for attendance to their global forum in Japan for youth leaders. Over 2,000 young people will be attending to debate world issues, all hailing from over 100 countries.
On their website they explain these as their initiatives for the summit:
- Empowering young leaders to create sustainable job opportunities in selected regions.
- Leveraging the potential of young people as widely as possible for job creation and highlighting their potential as a solution to fostering prosperous and peaceful societies.
- Raising awareness for youth underemployment and sharing best practices regarding this subject.
The scholarship includes: access to the pre-Summit programme of the Dutch MFA (location t.b.a.), access to the One Young World Summit which takes place 16 – 19 May 2022 in Tokyo, Japan, travel to and hotel accommodation on a shared basis in the pre-Summit location and Tokyo and travel back to the country of origin,catering which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner during the One Young World Summit and the pre-Summit programme, and transportation between the One Young World Summit accommodation and the Summit venue.
- You must be aged 18 – 34 by date of One Young World Summit 2022 in May
- Candidates need to be actively engaged in the fields of youth employment and job creation, either as entrepreneurs or in a similar role (and be able to demonstrate this)
- Nationals of and residents in one of the following countries are eligible for the scholarship: Algeria, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Mali, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Palestinian Territories, Senegal, Sudan, South Sudan, Tunisia, Uganda. Please note that candidates with a refugee status are certainly eligible.
- Available to join the programme full time between 13 and 20 May 2022.
The deadline for the application to the scholarship is due November 15, 2021. https://www.oneyoungworld.com/scholarships/mfa-efp/2022
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