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Summer School - Youth Time International Movement, 7-12 July 2019, China


Deadline:

May 20, 2019

Event Date:

July 07, 2019 - July 12, 2019


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International Youth Summer School 2019 in Sichuan: Call for Participants

Youth Time International Movement is officially opening the application call for Participants for the International Youth Summer School. It will take place in capital of southwestern China's Sichuan province, Chengdu from July 7th -12th this year. Don’t miss the opportunity to spend an exciting week in the center city of Western China, understand youth role in international global markets, and gain invaluable new skills, knowledge and experiences that will serve as a solid foundation for your future international entrepreneurial & professional endeavors along the new silk road.

The topic of the annual event is Bridge Capital and Technology: Corporations along the Silk Road, Innovation in Entrepreneurship. This summer school is co-hosted with China Soong Ching Ling Foundation and has been successfully organized for 3 years. It will gather together nearly 80 participants, experts and trainers from all over the world with the aim of discussing ideas and solutions to some of the most prevalent youth issues. The application call will close on May 20th.

Please read carefully the information below before applying.

Main criteria

  • Young people 20-35 from around the world;
  • Fluent in English (reading, writing, speaking);
  • Master’s/PhD students, social entrepreneurs, young professionals, persons working at/with startup incubators and/or accelerators;
  • Show proven evidence of interests in Belt and Road Initiative and participation of the international youth community, and/or involvements in related fields;
  • Preferred backgrounds to include social and business enterprises, startups, non-profits, social activists, artists, educators, young researchers, scholars and students.

As a participant you can expect to:

  • Participate in educational and interactive talks and become inspired through workshops conducted by esteemed honorable guests.
  • Gain valuable new skills, knowledge and experiences that will serve as a solid foundation for your future entrepreneurial endeavors.
  • Have a fruitful working and immersing experience in the beautiful city of Chengdu and Chinese culture.
  • Have a unique opportunity to meet with likeminded people from across the globe.
  • Network with renowned professionals in the fields of business, entrepreneurship, finance, science and technology.
  • Take part in a fantastic cultural exchange program which includes trips to see some of Chengdu’s most iconic attractions.
  • The program, food, and twin room shared accommodation in 4* or 5* hotel are partially covered by Youth Time International Movement. Please take into consideration that travel costs are at your own expense.
  • Join each other in celebration at our welcome and closing ceremonies.

As a participant you are expected to:

  • After invitation pay a non-refundable administration fee of 150€. Only after payment is your participation guaranteed. See below for more information on participation options.
  • Take part in all components of the program and practice punctuality.
  • Follow Youth Time’s Code of Conduct (see below).

Information about administration fees

The complete program is covered by Youth Time International Movement and partners, but please take into consideration that travel costs and visa come at your own expense. Hotel accommodation is fully sponsored by Youth Time International Movement and partners. Below you will find more details on the administration fees.

Subsidiary Basic Participation 

  • Administration fee 150€ including: twin room shared accommodation in 4* or 5* hotel, attendance of opening and closing/award ceremonies, gala dinner, tea breaks and meals, cultural activities, educational program, participants kit.
  • Payment details will be provided to the selected participants in the official invitation.
  • Only after payment will your participation be guaranteed. 

Non-subsidiary Participation 

As an NGO we will be glad to receive any kind of sponsorship. If you wish to support Youth Time International Movement, you can choose the non-subsidiary option which covers 100% costs of participation. Administration fee is 1000€ which will include: accommodation in a single room in 4 or 5 hotel, attendance of opening and closing/awarding ceremonies, gala dinner, tea breaks and meals, cultural activities, educational program, participants kit. 

Please note, that administration fee is non-transferable and non-refundable.

Participants Code of Conduct

  • Respect the culture and tradition of the hosting nation and organization. Avoid insulting people by bringing up sensitive topics and refrain from political statements for the harmony of the event.
  • Refrain from showing discord and causing disorder based on religious, sexual or national identity, political point of views, or social status differences.
  • Participate in ALL activities organized during the event, except for the parts that are marked as optional. The program of the event is designed is such a way that you will have free time for relaxing, shopping, sightseeing etc. We’re kindly asking participants to maintain a working frame of mind.
  • Maintain a proactive attitude as well as punctuality. This especially in regard to all transfers. Departure times are fixed and will not be altered for individual preferences. Organizers are not responsible for any other transport arrangements as well as any costs involved.
  • Dress code is casual/smart casual and cocktail dress/smart suit for opening and closing/award ceremonies and gala dinner. No short trousers and flip-flops are allowed while working at the event.

Participants that do not follow the code of conduct, will be immediately removed from the event and will be hold accountable for 100% of the costs made by the organizers. 

In order to apply for the International Youth Summer School in Sichuan you must: 

  1. Be aged between 20-35
  2. Be able to communicate in fluent English (reading, writing, speaking)
  3. Be either a Master’s/PhD student, social entrepreneur, young professional, or person working at/with startup incubators and/or accelerators;
  4. Show proven evidence of interests in Belt and Road Initiative and participation of the international youth community, and/or involvements in related fields;
  5. Fill out the Participant Application form.
  6. Submit your up-to-date CV
  7. Make a one-minute video answering the following questions: 
  • What is your motivation for applying for the Belt and Road International Youth Summer School?
  • How do you see the possible involvement of the young people of the development “Belt and Road Initiative”?
  • How do you plan to use the knowledge and skills gained during the Summer School?

For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.

 


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May 19, 2019




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