Call for Youth Delegates for the 2015 International Conference on Family Planning, Indonesia (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: June 5 2015

What:  2015 International Conference on Family Planning: Global Commitments, Local Actions
Where: November 9-12, 2015 in Nusa Dua, Indonesia

Worth: Young people who are selected will have conference registration and travel costs covered, and will play an essential role in providing a youth perspective to the program.

  • Are  you  18-­‐25  years  old  and  passionate  about  family  planning,   sexual  and  reproduc<ve  health  and  rights?  Voice  your   engagement  as  a  youth  conference  speaker!
  • Young  people  who  are  selected  will  have  conference  registration  and  travel   costs  covered  and  will  play  an  essential  role  in  providing  a  youth  perspective   to  the  program.
  • Applicants  are  asked  to  prepare  a  video  of  up  to  five  minutes  about  who  they  are  and  their  engagement  in  family  planning.
The organizers of the 2015 International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) are seeking youth aged 18 to 25 years old to serve as speakers and/or moderators on youth-focused and other sessions at the conference. Young people who are selected will have conference registration and travel costs covered, and will play an essential role in providing a youth perspective to the program.
In the spirit of using new technology to spread the word about family planning, the 2015 ICFP will be accepting applications for youth speakers through video submissions. This format was used for the 2013
conference and was very successful.
  • All youth applicants must complete their own video submission, but may seek assistance from local organizations or other resources. At least one professional reference should be provided in support of the candidates’ qualifications.
The applicant must have experience in the field of family planning and/or sexual and reproductive health and rights (SHRH) or adolescent health in order to be able to serve as a speaker and/or moderator at the youth-focused sessions. It is encouraged that the applications talk about family planning in relation to the conference theme –Global Commitments, Local Actions–or make a creative video related to the theme.
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Eligibility
  • In order to enter the youth video contest, you must be between the ages of 18 and 25 on or before November 1,2015 (born between 1st November 1990 and 1st November 1997).
  • You can only enter the contest once.
Submissions will be evaluated according to the following criteria:
  • Clarity of family planning adolescent SHRH message.
  • Ability to speak to and convey a message to an audience
  • Background and reference.
  • Interest and ability to learn and contribute to the process
  • Clarity of image and sound in the video submission (for transfer onto multimedia screen and visibility from a distance).
Video format
  • The video is to highlight your experience with family planning, your creativity, and your ability to convey an important message to an audience.
  • You may use photos, music, or other graphics but you must also speak during the video.
  • The submission must be your original work.
  • You, the applicant, must hold all rights to the submission including the copyright.
  • The submission must be at least thirty (30) seconds in length and may not exceed five (5) minutes in length.
  • In the case that a longer video is provided, a start and end point of a 5-minute time segment must be indicated.
  • The submission must be in either French or English.
  • Submissions in other languages should include English subtitles.
  • You will have to make the video publicly available so that when you submit the URL, we can access
    your video.
References
  • The name and contact information of at least one (1) reference (e.g. a mentor, teacher or supervisor from an organization that you have volunteered for or worked with in the past) should be provided in support of your qualification as speaker at the conference.

Watch some of the 2013 videos for inspiration!

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the International Conference on Family Planning

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