Deadline:  30 November 2022

Applications are now open for “3rd SAARC Youth Regional Conference & Award 2022” which will be held in Kathmandu, Nepal  on 15 to 18 December2022 on the occasion of that summit  Global Youth Parliament  will go to reward  from “SAARC Youth Leader Award 2022”, to those who contributes, acknowledges and celebrates outstanding contribution in the sector of youth leadership, peace, non-violence, innovation, social justice, empowerment, human rights, entrepreneurship, tourism, SDGs and Democracy.

For the last few years, Global Youth Parliament has been honoring dynamic personalities from diverse fields with awards. With clear instruction and selection procedures, the Award has been given to the individuals that have contributed immensely in their respective countries and societies politically, politically, socially or economically. With a strict set of rules and guidelines, GYP declares the awardees after receiving recommendations from the selection committee. Award is presented to them in inaugural ceremony of “3rd SAARC Youth Regional Conference & Award 2022” on 16th December.

“3rd SAARC Youth Regional Conference & Award 2022” aims to gather young leaders, innovators, peacemakers, youth activists, and civil society pioneers from Nepal and Bangladesh in a single forum to share their contributions, experiences, and knowledge on pertinent global issues.

“3rd SAARC Youth Regional Conference & Award 2022” is more than a conference. It’s the platform for young leaders from SAARC countries to share and learn about the best practices through mutual learning on ideas and initiatives of advocacy tools to achieve sustainable development goals from the youth perspective and encourage youth to lobby them in their own respective governments.

 

Objective:
The objective of this summit and award  are:

  1.    To inspire individuals from SAARC countries and recognize their contribution that has added value to the creative endeavors in serving humanity.
  2.  To create a common platform to empower the youth network.
  3. To motivate young people to be good leaders in their respective countries.

Thematic Sessions:

  1. SAARC Trade Relations.
  2. Climate Action.
  3. Youth Leadership in South Asian Politics.

 

Selection Criteria:
An autonomous selection committee formed by Global Youth Parliament decides the awardees based upon the application and by also conducting its own external research and recommendations.
The award committee decision is taken as the final decision for the selection.

Eligibility:

  1. The nominee must be a confirmed delegate of “3rd SAARC Youth Regional Conference & Award 2022”.
    2. Global Youth Parliament wants to highly encourage those who have ideas for new projects and initiatives in addition to those who are already leading them.
    3. The most important criteria are interesting in the facilitation of debate and development of resolutions on the best way forward to achieve SDGs and a commitment to act.
    4. The nominee must have a strong commitment and determination to work with Global Youth Parliament in the future.

Age Barrier:

There is no age barrier to receive an award. Anyone can be eligible to receive the award.

Award:
This award is a recognition for the noble work. Hence, the award consists of Medal, Trophy as well as a certificate. This award is a token of appreciation for the selfless dedication of individuals in making a positive change in their communities. It is our way of expressing THANK YOU for the great deeds.

$400 USD includes (SAARC Delegates)

  1. The participation fee covers registration.
  2. Accommodation and food during the conference.
  3. Pick up and drop from Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal.
  4. Stationary and other materials including some publications.
  5. Half Day Kathmandu City Tour.

$100 USD includes (Nepal Delegates)

  1. The participation fee covers registration.
  2. Accommodation on 16th December
  3. Lunch on 16th and 17th December
  4. Dinner on 16th December
  5. Stationary and other materials including some publications.

 

Please note that your application fee will not cover your flight to Kathmandu and back.  Your application fee will not cover your visa fee, insurance, or any other incidental expenses.

 

VISA
Applicants are responsible for obtaining their own visa to travel to Kathmandu. Contact the Nepal Embassy in respective countries to find out how. Acceptance to the “3rd SAARC Youth Regional Conference & Award 2022” does NOT guarantee the issuance of a visa or admission into Kathmandu, Nepal. Admission into Kathmandu is contingent on Nepal Immigration Authorities’ discretion at the point-of-entry.

Fee
SAARC Delegate Fee $ 400 USD

Nepal Delegate Fee $ 100 USD

Registration fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.