GO YOUTH CONFERENCE
MARCH 15 – 16, LISBON (PORTUGAL)
The main topics to be discussed at the conference in Lisbon will be: youth entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity. According to the organizers the main objective is "to inspire and enable young people to create their own future." At the Conference young people who have already gotten start-ups off the ground will share their experiences and ideas with those who are still in search of ways to start their own projects. There will be no thematic limitations. So if you want to gain or share the experience of launching your own project, or find likeminded partners or backers , then remember to mark the Go Youth conference in your calendar for 2014 .
INTERNATIONAL SESSION OF THE EUROPEAN YOUTH PARLIAMENT
MARCH 14-23, RIGA (LATVIA)
Two hundred fifty students from 39 countries will meet in March in Riga. Formally, the event will be held under the auspices of the European Youth Parliament, but actually it is organized by the Latvian youth NGO Tellus.
Thus, anybody who wants to will be able to take part in the session.
The main task of the Riga meeting is to create a powerful platform for youth discussions. A fairly wide range of topics to discuss will include urgent problems in international relations, issues of cross-cultural exchange in Europe, and the forms and methods of non-formal education. According to the organizers, special training will be organized during the session, focused on developing the skills young people will need to build successful careers.
WORLD BUSINESS CONGRESS
MARCH 17 – 20, MOSCOW (RUSSIA)
If you want your future to be connected with business, it will be rewarding to attend the World Business Congress in Moscow in the end of March. The widest range of topics will be discussed: from government policy to the latest business trends in the market. Speakers will include experts in the business sphere from all over the world. Among the guests: Angry Birds creator Peter Vesterbacka, the chairman of the European Crowdfunding Network Oliver Hyde, the founder of School for Startups Doug Richard, and many others. Several sites at the congress will focus on youth entrepreneurship.
Inter-Cultural Youth Exchange Program is one of the activities introduced by NYFN during the 1st Nepal Youth Forum in 2013. This activity was most liked by NYFs' participants and as continuation of the program, NYFN planned to conduct two exchange programs in Kailali and Udayapur this year. Tharu Village in Kailali (March 8 to 14) and Rai Village in Udayapur (date tbd) has chosen for the exchange. Other eight locations are under the selection process and total 10 exchange programs with 100 participants will be organized in 2014.
The Youth Time experts identified future events in five spheres of life that are most likely to influence the life and activity of young people of the next 10 years.
As a continuation of the roadmapping that was started on Rhodes Youth Forum 2012 (link) participants received a baseline scenario for each of the five spheres of life that were developed for RYF 2012. This report summarises the results for the areas of education, family & home, internet & media, society, as well as work & occupation.
Talented and charismatic young professionals, this call is for you!
Your communication skills have reached the top level and you can help your peers to develop them? Or you know how to manage time properly in the hectic pace of modern life? Then you are welcome to apply for Summer School 2014 as a trainer!
Basic eligibility criteria
Age 22 - 35
For moderator: Positive experience in moderating international and intercultural training activities.
For trainer: Deep knowledge in the field of communication or time management or soft skills techniques (reference letter is required).
The applications will be accepted until March 15, 2014. After the CV selection process we will appoint a Skype interview with the selected candidates.
We are always keen to hear from experienced professionals who want to contribute to YT activities!