International Youth Conference “Youth Awareness of Climate Change”
November 7-12, 2010
The program willfocus on the discussion of climate environment issues covering from the Copenhagen Summit, youth involvement and initiatives as well as the scheme Pro-Poor Conservation.
It aims to inspire young people and community the importance of working together and sharing each other the alternatives policies and programs to reduce global emission and to raise awareness on the climate change among the youth.
During the program, participants will formulate some recommendations for policy makers, international and government Institutions, and other stakeholders. The recommendation can be implemented through the action plan to be conducted and organized by youth, NGO, Governmental and International Organizations. The Conference could create a strategic action and recommendation toward related government institutions and regional/ international organizations.
The International Youth Conference is organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Indonesia in collaboration with the University of Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, the Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia.
Venue and Date
The Conference will be conducted from November 7 to 12, 2010 at the Wanagama Resort, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Must be 18 to 30 years old
those who are interested in climate change, environment issues and youth development
Must be representing youth organizations or institutions
Must have good command of English
Willingness to participate in the discussions and activities
Must be physically fit to travel
Must have valid passport six months before the departure date of the program. Applicants without passport details will not be considered.
The Organizer will provide accommodation and local transport to all participants from all participating countries. The international airfare travel expenses must be paid by each participating country or organization.
Application and Selection Process
The application form is downloadable at http://indoyouthcenter.org/ (for nyc international program application form click here). Participants must complete the application form and send by October 20, 2010 to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax +6221 5738150 or to the following contacts:
Mr. Suyadi Pawiro