Deadline: 23 August 2015
ICIMOD in collaboration with the Himalayan University Consortium (HUC) is organizing the Asia Pacific Youth Forum from 5-8 October 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
The event will bring together young professionals, including scientists, early career professionals, young politicians, and youth initiative leaders from the region, and will develop their knowledge on mountain and climate change adaptation issues with a focus on sustainable and resilient mountain livelihoods.
Who can apply?
- Youth between the ages of 23 and 32 from the Asia-Pacific region with an academic or a professional degree in related fields are eligible to apply.
- Youth with demonstrated leadership in sustainable development issues working with governmental and non-governmental organizations are strongly encouraged to apply.
This forum has been made possible with support from the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC) under its Sustainable Mountain Development for Global Collaboration (SMD4GC) programme, the Himalayan University Consortium (HUC) and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD).
Selected participants will be provided with international airfare, accommodation, food, and local transport as applicable.
For more information, visit this the Asia Pacific Youth Forum 2015.