The National Council of Youth Organizations 27th International Youth Forum, 19 - 26 August 2016, Korea

Publish Date: Jul 12, 2016

Deadline: Jul 15, 2016

Event Dates: from Aug 19, 2016 12:00 to Aug 26, 2016 12:00

About program

The National Council of Youth Organizations in Korea (NCYOK) is the coordinating body for youth organizations across Korea under the auspices of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, Korea (MOGEF). We have been organizing the International Youth Forum since 1990, inviting about 100 youth delegates from over 30 countries across the world every year. The theme of The 27th International Youth Forum shall be World Health and Youth.

Main objectives:

  • To make youth aware of global issues, offering an opportunity to tackle them and to find
    alternative ways or solutions;
  • To improve cooperation and mutual understanding among youths across diverse cultures;
  • To spread goodwill around the world and to build interactive global citizenship through
    networking among youths.


  • Host: The Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, the Republic of Korea (MOGEF).
  • Organizer: The National Council of Youth Organizations in Korea (NCYOK).


  • Youth between the ages of 18-26 who are interested in the topic;
  • Participants should have a good ability of English.

Financial Aid

  • Travel costs (airfare) will be covered by the organizers (NCYOK) except for participants coming from Asian countries (Northeast Asia, Southwest Asia, Central Asia, Southeast Asia);
  • Participants traveling from Africa, Oceania, Europe and America will be reimbursed the amount of 600.000 KRW;
  • Accommodation, meals and local transport will be covered by NCYOK.

How to apply?

In order to apply applicants should submit the following documents:

  • A completed application
  • An English essay: A4, 1-2 pages, font 12, Times New Roman, single-spaced, Title: "World Health and Youth".

    For more information click "Further official information" below.

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