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Resilient Youth Leadership (online) Summit: Call for Applications from Young Leaders

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted July 13, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on July 19, 2020
Resilient Youth Leadership Summit logo
Resilient Youth Leadership Summit logo

Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF), Ministry of Youth and Sports of the People`s Republic of Bangladesh and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People`s Republic of Bangladesh is organizing “Resilient Youth Leadership Summit” as the first ever activity under the frame work of Dhaka – OIC Youth Capital 2020 International Programme on 27 – 28 July 2020.

In the current COVID context, more than ten elaborate virtual mega-events engaging youth from across the globe have been designed for celebrating “Dhaka – OIC Youth Capital 2020”.

This programme is particularly important in the COVID-19 and post-COVID recovery and reconstruction of an equitable global economic order. Emphasizes on the leadership, vision, ideation and imagination of the youth for constructing an innovative, resilient, and inclusive narrative to ensure a leadership position in the affairs of the world.

Programme Elements:
> Policy Simulation Session(s) on Building Resilience in the context of COVID-19 pandemic;
> Virtual Tour to Rohingya Camp (In partnerships with UNHCR, IOM and the University of Cambridge);
> Submission of a “Summit Outcome” on the “Role of Youth Leadership in Time of Crisis”.

a) To seek innovative ideas and solutions from the youth on how to better manage the COVID-19 crisis in terms of addressing the emergency as well as building post-COVID resilience.
b) To incorporate youth in policy formulation process.
c) To introduce the “Displaced Persecuted Rohingya Community from Myanmar” to the participants.
d) To build up a sense of awareness among the youth about the ordeal and struggle of the Rohingya Community.

1) Young people from all over the world;
2) Ability to communicate in English;
3) Well conversant in digital technology with good internet connectivity;
4) Aged between 18–35;
5) Interested in social works;
6) Interested in International Humanitarian Law.

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Resilient Youth leadership Summit aims to bring together the individuals with promise for a better today and a for a brighter tomorrow.

The programme will be a combination of theoretical and interactive sessions via zoom.
Timeline: 27 – 28 July 2020.
The online platform and its technical information pack will be shared only with the selected participants.
Full attended participants will be awarded with a verified certificate issued by Government of Bangladesh and Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF).

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 20 July 2020 at 23:59 (GMT+6, Dhaka TIME)
Important Note: Only selected participants will be informed.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jul 13, 2020
Jul 13, 2020

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network

Jill Langhus
Jul 15, 2020
Jul 15, 2020

Thanks, Ana!