Youths Invited to Global Forum On Youth Policies

Namibian youth between 18 to 35 years are encouraged to apply to attend the First Global Forum on Youth Policies in Baku, Azerbaijan.

The Forum is the first of its kind and will bring together youth policy practitioners, activists and members of youth movements working on youth policy, representativesexperts of youth-led organisations, civil society organisations and networks working on youth policy, research experts from institutes, universities and think tanks with a focus on youth policy. Development experts from organisations, agencies and institutions in the youth sector and programming experts from donors active in supporting policy change in the youth field are also part of the Forum.

It will provide those present with a multi-stakeholder opportunity to assess the state of youth policy, in particular 20 years after the adoption of the World Programme of Action for Youth (1995). Applicants should be able to communicate professionally in English, and be experienced in the formulation, implementation or monitoring of youth policy at the national, regional or global level. Applicants should complete the application form in its entirety for submission on or before August 27. For more information visit https:www.youthpolicyforum.orgapplicationform

The forum is co-convened by the Office of the United Nations Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Council of Europe.

Source : New Era