Youth Empowerment: Political Participation & Economic Development in the Middle East & North Africa
You can check the draft program here.
What will be discussed?
The Stakeholder Institutions of the Co-Opinion Network decided to focus on four challenges that the youth face in the Middle East & North Africa:
- Youth Unemployment and Informality
- Youth Entrepreneurship
- Radicalization of the Youth
- Youth Civic Participation
You can find the detailed thematic description here.
Who can apply?
Undergraduate & graduate students, young activists and professionals, young entrepreneurs, representatives of NGOs, academics, and journalists are eligible for applying to be participant in the summit.
The panels will be open to everyone, however there will be a registration process based on the availability of seats.
There is an application procedure for the workshop participants. The participants who attend all workshops will be qualified for certification.
What is the deadline?
The deadline for application to participate in the workshops is extended to 8th September Friday 23:59 (EEST). Applications are processed on a first-come, first-served basis.
The selected participants from abroad are required to send a copy of their flight tickets to the Director of Event Management in 10 days after their applications are approved. The Co-Opinion Network can submit a Letter of Invitation, if necessary.
What is expected from the workshop participants?
Each workshop group is expected to come up with a set of policy proposals and an outline of a social responsibility project that aim to address the problems of the youth that the group will have discussed. Specific instructions will be given by the Academic Team in the beginning of the summit.
What do I need to pay attention to while filling out the application form?
If you apply through one of our Stakeholder Institutions, please specify this at the application form.
Please register a phone number which we can use to contact you during your time in the summit.
Please kindly note that the format of the year of birth: yyyy.