Youth Global Forum 2017 in Dubai, UAE

Youth Time International Movement is pleased to open applications for its latest Youth Global Forum 2017! The event will take place in Dubai, UAE from November 23-27 and will gather together more than 100 participants from all over the world with the aim of discussing ideas and solutions for the most prevalent youth issues. The topic of the annual event is Ethical Entrepreneurship in the Time of a Competitive Knowledge-based Economy. Participation is partially funded.

The Youth Global Forum is organized by Youth Time International Movement in close cooperation with the General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare in the UAE.

The main focus of this forum is set on thinking creatively as a young entrepreneur, taking into account social responsibility in a sustainable knowledge-based economy. This forum will provide an interactive platform for young social innovators to openly communicate, share ideas and experiences with their peers from different cultural backgrounds and regions around the globe. This event will offer participants to connect and engage with other social entrepreneurs, as through networking they can find human support by like-minded people. Furthermore, participants will receive advice and guidance from experts and global think tanks in order to become inspired and find motivation to collaboratively lay down the foundations for their successful future.

 

Main criteria

    • Young people 18-35 from around the world;
    • Students, social entrepreneurs, young professionals, startups;
    • Fluent in English.

You can either apply as a project presenter, an interested participant or a journalist.

Benefits:

  • The complete program is covered by Youth Time International Movement but please take into consideration that travel expenses are at your own expense. Hotel accommodation is partially sponsored by Youth Time International Movement.
  • The desert safari will be sponsored by the General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare in the UAE. Participation fees will go toward the budget which will support the grant awarded to the 1st place project winner. Below you will find details on the participation fees.

As an interested participant you can expect to:

    • Participate in educational and interactive talks and become inspired through workshops conducted by esteemed honorable guests.
    • Gain valuable new skills, knowledge and experiences that will serve as a solid foundation for your future entrepreneurial endeavors.
    • Have a fruitful working and learning experience in the amazing city of Dubai.
    • Have a unique opportunity to meet with 100+ likeminded people from across the globe.
    • Network with renowned professionals in the fields of business, entrepreneurship, science and technology.
    • Take part in a fantastic cultural exchange program which includes trips to see some of Dubai’s most iconic attractions and a desert safari.
    • The program, food, and twin room shared accommodation are covered by Youth Time International Movement and the General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare in the UAE. Please take into consideration that travel expenses are at your own expense.
    • Join each other in celebrating at our welcome and closing dinners and attend the project awarding ceremony.

As interested participant you are expected to:

    • Inspire and evaluate all projects that are presented to you during the event and vote for a winner.
    • After invitation pay an entrance fee (see details below). Only after payment your participation is guaranteed.
    • Take part in all workshops that are offered by the program.

As project presenter you can expect to:

    • Have the opportunity to present your social impact project with the chance of being awarded a grant to realize it or a scholarship.
    • Work on your project proposal with the supervision of an expert (in setting up business initiatives) before the event.
    • Get a platform to present your ideas. Have a unique opportunity to network with 150 like-minded people.
    • Participate in educational and interactive talks and become inspired through workshops conducted by esteemed honorable guests.
    • Gain valuable new skills, knowledge and experiences that will serve as a solid foundation for your future entrepreneurial endeavors.
    • Have a fruitful working and learning experience in the amazing city of Dubai.
    • Have a unique opportunity to meet with 100+ likeminded people from across the globe.
    • Network with renowned professionals in the fields of business, entrepreneurship, science and technology.
    • Take part in a fantastic cultural exchange program which includes trips to see some of Dubai’s most iconic attractions and a desert safari.
    • The program, food, and twin room shared accommodation are covered by Youth Time International Movement and the General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare in the UAE. Please take into consideration that travel expenses are at your own expense.
    • Join each other in celebrating at our welcome and closing dinners and attend the project awarding ceremony.

As project presenter you are expected to:

      • After invitation pay an entrance fee (see details below). Please note that only after payment will we take your project into consideration.
      • Hand in the project proposals before Youth Time International Movement’s set deadlines.
      • Present project in front of all participants, experts and journalists at the event.
      • Gather 30% of the total required project budget yourself.
      • Take part in all workshops that are offered by the program.
      • Follow Youth Time International Movement’s Code of Conduct

     

In order to apply for 2017 Youth Global Forum you must:

  1. Fill out Youth Global Forum Participant APPLICATION FORM (will be opened on September 1)
  2. Make a one-minute video answering the following questions:
    • What is your educational and work experience?
    • Why you are interested in ethical entrepreneurship and/or sustainable development and what does it mean to you?
    • What is your motivation for making the world a better place?
    • What social impact can you achieve through your current/future job?

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Youth Global Forum 2017

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