UNESCO is calling global youth leaders who are committed to building a better future through education.

Apply now to take part in the UNESCO ESD Youth Conference in Japan!



The UNESCO ESD Youth Conference will be held on 7 Novermber 2014 in Okayama, Japan and will  bring together 50 young leaders between 18-35 years of age who are actively engaged in Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).
Youth Conference participants will have an opportunity to exchange your ideas and experiences with peers. Young leaders will be able to discuss innovative approaches to ESD and ways to promote young people’s contribution and further involvement in the global ESD movement.
Participants will also be involved in developing recommendations for the UNESCO World Conference on ESD, which will take place in Aichi-Nagoya, Japan from 10-12 November 2014. All Youth Conference participants will be invited to take part in the World Conference.
The Youth Conference is being organized by UNESCO, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (MEXT), the Japanese National Commission for UNESCO, the City of Okayama and The Goi Peace Foundation.
Please see the UNESCO ESD Youth Conference Application Guidelines for further information, including timelines and selection criteria. Both the Application Guidelines and Application Form are available at:http://www.unesco.org/new/en/youthconference
The application deadline is 1 June 2014.