The same week as the Global Citizen Festival, Global Citizen will host the first-ever Youth Advocates Symposium on September 22, 2016. Gathering young activists from around the globe with diverse campaigning and advocacy backgrounds, the symposium will allow for an engaging exchange of experience, strategies and practices geared towards addressing pressing global issues, as outlined by the United Nations’ Global Goals.
Each Award winner will receive:
1 pass to participate in the Global Citizen Youth Advocates Symposium with leading business, media and development practitioners, to learn the ins-and-outs of campaigning in support of the Global Goals
1 Global Citizen campaign-in-a-box toolkit
1 ticket to Global Citizen: The World on Stage on September 22, 2016
1 ticket to the 2016 Global Citizen Festival on September 24, 2016
A video feature created by Global Citizen to be promoted through Global Citizen channels
Airfare and accommodations in New York
Applicants must be between the ages of 18-35 at the time of entry.
Applicants can be citizens of any nationality.
Applicants must be able to speak and interact in English
Applicants must have experience in working on issues in their local community related to one or more Global Citizen priority issue
Applicant must submit a recommendation letter from a mentor or colleague
DEADLINE August 28 2016
To apply and for more information click here