indexApplications are now accepted for the 2017 G(irls)20 Summit.The 8th Annual G(irls)20 Summit will be held this June in Germany. A delegate from each G20 country, as well as the African & European Union, Pakistan, Afghanistan & MENA region, will be selected to represent their country.
G(irls)20 is a Canadian based, globally active social profit enterprise with a laser focus on cultivating a new generation of female leadership through targeted investments in education, social entrepreneurship and global experiences. The organization places a great deal of effort in closing the gap between education and opportunity and features four flagship programs to enhance the skills and opportunities for girls and women around the world.
During the Summit, delegates attend skills building workshops, participate in panel discussion with local and global experts, and then produce a communiqué to G20 Leaders with tangible, scalable solutions towards increase FLFP .
Delegates then create their own initiatives or help scale up existing programs in their communities.
Benefits:

The following will be provided to all G(irls)20 Summit Delegates:

  • Summit learning materials and supplies;
  • Return economy air travel arrangements, from the closest international airport to the delegate’s home to Germany;
  • Accommodations while in Germany (in transit accommodations to be covered by the delegate);
  • Meals – breakfast, lunch, dinner and refreshments each day;
  • All ground transportation while in Germany.

* Please note: it will be the responsibility of the delegate to arrange her own ground transportation to and from her home and the airport, as well as acquiring a passport and/or visa (some countries will require a visa).

Eligibility:
To be considered, applicants must be:
  • A young woman aged 18-23 years at the time of the Summit (June 2017); and
  • From a G20 Country, European or African Unions, Pakistan, Afghanistan, or able to represent the Middle East/North Africa (MENA) region.

Other requirements

The applicant:

  • Will provide consent to appear in any and all media
  • Will commit to launching a post-Summit initiative/project in her own community
  • Lives in and holds citizenship in a G20 member country, Afghanistan, Pakistan, the African or European Unions, or the MENA region
  • Is proficient in the English language for all verbal and written communications
  • Has parental or guardian permission to travel to Germany and to fully participate in the summit for the duration of the Summit (This may require absence from school)
  • Has an interest in the economic advancement of girls and women
  • Has or can obtain a valid passport and visa for travel no later than February 28, 2017

How To Apply:

Deadline: December 8, 2016

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