UNESCO Youth Forum Application Process Open
The U.S. Department of State is now accepting applications for the 7th UNESCO Youth Forum. The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Youth Forum is a biennial conference that brings together youth from over 80 countries to exchange views and identify shared opportunities to address global problems within UNESCO’s mandate. The Youth Forum will take place in mid-October at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. You must be a U.S. Citizen at least 18 years old and no older than 24 as of October 1, 2011.
To Apply: Application packets should include a one-page resume along with a written, audio, or video response to the question: “What is the greatest global challenge facing youth, and how can American youth help to address it?” All material must be submitted electronically to the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Executive Secretariat (DCUNESCO@state.gov) by May 15, 2011 (11:59pm EDT).
For more information, go to http://www.state.gov/p/io/unesco/programs/159764.htm.