World-Youth-Conference-2016-in-IndiaThe World Youth Conference 2016, “Youth for Sustainable Development” will take place from 12 to 14 November, 2016 in New Delhi, India. The Conference has a unique aim of producing a joint outcome document between states and youth, called ‘New Delhi Action Plan’.

The Conference is expected to bring together 1500 participants, half of them young people, and 150 of them will come from marginalised backgrounds, making the conference one of the most well represented youth events at the global level. The pre-conference process is led by an independent international youth task force which represents major global youth organisations and regional platforms ensuring regional and gender balance.

Eligibility criteria:

The international youth delegates will be selected according to these criteria:

  • Between 18 and 30
  • Well versed in current national/international youth policies and/or development debates
  • Willing and motivated to prepare the WYC together with other young people through involving in/conducting consultations to take other young people’s views to the WYC
  • Willing to ensure follow-up to the WYC through dissemination of outcomes and taking part in the implementation of the outcome document
  • Able to work in English
  • Supported by an organisation/community that can endorse you as a delegate (whenever possible
  • Please not that gender and regional balance will be taken into account in the selection.

The role of youth delegates:
• To represent their constituencies during the WYC 2016 and actively take part in the conference programme
• To prepare for the WYC 2016 together with their constituencies through the organisation of consultations and other pre-conference programmes
• To actively follow-up the WYC2016

Financial Supports:

Due to the extremely high cost of facilitating the event, no financial support is available through The Organizing Committee, for any travel, special events, at this time. Registrants are invited to utilize our free Fund Raising Guide, which provides suggestions to help with self-funding efforts. Registrants may also check local organizations and associations, such as the Lions or Rotary clubs in their area. Former delegates have found that a search through the internet, academic scholarships, and local and national sources can also be a source of subsidy and support.

Terms & Condition:

For Delegates

  • These Terms & Conditions for Delegates are valid for every person registered as a regular delegate, speaker/youth delegate, accompanying adult and accompanying child to attend the World Youth Conference (WYC 2016), to be held in New Delhi, India, from 12 – 14 November 2016 (hereinafter referred to as “the conference”).
  • All references to the age of a person, mentioned in this and other conference documents, refer to the age of that person as of 12 November 2016 (the first day of the conference), unless otherwise specified.
  • All references to a date or a deadline, mentioned in this and other conference documents, refer to the Indian Standard Time Zone (IST).

For Media Representatives

  • These Terms & Conditions for Media Representatives are valid for every delegate registered as media representative to attend the World Youth Conference (WYC 2016), to be held in New Delhi, India, from 12 – 14 November 2016 (hereinafter referred to as “the conference”).
  • All references to the age of a person, mentioned in this and other conference documents, refer to the age of that person as of 12 November 2016 (the first day of the conference), unless otherwise specified.
  • All references to a date or a deadline, mentioned in this and other conference documents, refer to the Indian Standard Time Zone (IST).

For Groups

  • These Terms & Conditions for Groups are valid for each group registration and every person registered as part of a group (hereinafter referred to as “group member”) to attend the World Youth Conference (WYC 2016), to be held in New Delhi, India, from 12 – 14 November 2016 (hereinafter referred to as “the conference”).
  • Group registration is only applicable to registrations of five people or more. The team or organization requesting a group registration must nominate one group manager who will administer the group booking. It is the sole responsibility of the group manager to distribute all relevant conference information to the group members.
  • All references to a date or a deadline, mentioned in this and other conference documents, refer to the Indian Standard Time Zone (IST).

Application Process:

All applications to become an international youth delegate should be made via offline at wyc2016india@gmail.com (before 31st July) and the online application at www.wyc2016india.com (after 31st July till 30th September).

Application Deadline:October 15, 2016

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