7th International World Youth Congress – Conakry, Guinea: Apply to Attend


Application Deadline: September 14 2014

Peace Child International and the Ministry for Youth and Youth Employment of the Republic of Guinea are proud to announce the 7th World Youth Congress – incorporating the 2nd International Youth Job Creation Summit and the Green Economy Eco-Business Innovations Challenge (GEEBIZ).

To be hosted in Conakry from 11-21 November 2014, it will be the first World Youth Congress in Sub-Saharan Africa, the first to host a High Level segment between youth and government ministers and donor agency leaders and the first to focus on the youth unemployment crisis.


Delegate Categories
• Young Entrepreneurs – young people who have started and are running a business;
• Young Media Professionals – youth working in TV, Print, radio, photography or online media. The Youth Media group run the Congress Newspaper, Blog & Youtube channel
• Young Educators: young teachers / youth workers who teach global issues, and introduce entrepreneurship and green economy issues to their students;

Young Artists: to feature in the Boulev’Art – but also young artists who feature global challenges in their work;

• Young leaders – youth in elected office who have driven international agendas, run campaigns, delivered policy changes etc.
• Young Observers – youth who have not yet done very much but passionately want to come
and learn how to do more

All youth delegates leave with a Personal Action Plan (PAP) of things that they commit to their peers that they will do when they get home.

The Congress managers maintain a website where each PAP is tracked to celebrate the ones that are achieved, and to learn from those that fail. And – of course -w the Congress Facebook page keeps the family of delegates to each Congress together for many months and years after each Congress is over.



Apply Now to Attend the World Youth Congress 2014


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