From 23rd to 27th of November, Youth Time International Movement in collaboration with the General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare in the UAE hosted its third annual Youth Global Forum. The location for hosting the event was the cosmopolitan metropolis of Dubai with the forum bringing together experts and participants coming from a diverse range of countries and backgrounds. Attendees were exposed to a variety of innovative masterclasses and workshops which touched upon topics related to the overall theme of the event – Ethical Entrepreneurship in the Time of a Competitive Knowledge-based Economy. Further, thirteen social enterprise projects were presented by participants with one winner receiving Youth Time’s Idea Grant to convert their idea into a reality!
Entries are now invited for the fifth Valeo Innovation Challenge. Students from all over the world are welcome to innovate and develop their entrepreneurial spirit, as the Challenge offers the platform to create start-ups. The deadline is on March 30, 2018.
The American Middle Eastern Network for Dialogue at Stanford (AMENDS) inviting young people to take part in the fully funded conference which will be held from 28th of June to 2nd of July 2018 at Oxford University. The deadline is on 15th of December.
The World Youth Alliance Internship Program provides opportunities for young people to gain professional skills working on WYA’s projects and a substantive learning experience on WYA’s core values. Projects are designed to enhance each student’s specific academic background and interests. Deadlines vary depending on the regional office. For the winter internship the deadline is on the 1 December 2017.
Young Leaders Visitors Programme (YLVP) is a leadership programme for people who want to work for positive change in society – and in themselves. If you are open-minded and want a real learning challenge, apply for a seat among the YLVP. The call is open between 9 November and 5 December.
Young women working in digital media are welcome to appy for the Poynter’s Leadership Academy. It is fourth year, that the Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media is returning to campus in St. Petersburg, Florida, the week of March 18-23, 2018. The application deadline is at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on Thursday, November 30th.
Asia’s astounding growth over the past decade has not been without challenges. The 2017 Harvard Conference will offer a platform to cooperatively confront emerging challenges in Asia through dialogue and exchange that transcend geographical and cultural borders. The financial aid application deadline coincides with the regular application deadline on December 9th, 2017 at 11:59PM EST.
The Young Leaders Access (YLA) is organized every year with the aim to bring together youth from all over the world, who share the similar goal of creating positive change in their communities. It is a one year program comprised of three components: the YLA Retreat, Project Implementation, and Alumni Mentorship and Support. The deadline for applications is January 2, 2018.
The Yenching Academy’s flagship event, the Yenching Global Symposium 2018, is now accepting applications! This year’s theme, “RENaissance: China’s Journey in a Global Future”, explores China’s multifaceted revival in a rapidly shifting global arena. The deadline to apply is on November 30th.
The CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year competition is the largest of its kind, celebrating the richness and diversity of city life around the world by challenging both amateur and professional photographers alike to capture the essence of the urban environment. The deadline for applications is 30th of November.