UNESCO Sport and the SDGs Youth Funshop in Seoul

UNESCO is searching for young leaders from Asia and the Pacific to participate in the 2019 Sport & the SDGs youth FUNSHOP. This is a three-day event specially designed to advance the capabilities of youth activists who are using sport as a tool for sustainable development and peace.

Participants in the Funshop will have the opportunity to become members of the UNESCO Youth and Sport Task Force, a vibrant network of young leaders established in November 2017 following the first Sport Funshop held in Manila, Philippines.

Sixty outstanding young leaders from various countries around Asia-Pacific will join the Korean youth to participate in intensive workshops, sport activities and networking events over three days in Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Main criteria

  • Aged between 18 – 30 years (as of 31 December 2019);
  • Leading or playing an active role in a sports-based social project;
  • A resident in an Asia-Pacific country (see complete list)

Participation is fully funded. Organizers cover return flights to Seoul, accommodation and meals during the 3-day event and local transportation in Seoul. However, please note, that visa costs will not be covered by UNESCO.

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