Deadline: 05 October 2019

Introduction:

Applications are now open “Africa Youth Leadership Summit 2019” which will be held in Abuja, Nigeria on 12th and 13th December, 2019 on the occasion of that summit Global Youth Parliament will go to reward “Africa Youth Leadership Award 2019”, to those who contributes, acknowledges and celebrates outstanding contribution in the sector of youth, peace SDGs and Democracy.
For the last few years Global Youth Parliament has been honoring dynamic personalities from the diverse field with Award. 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, socially or economically. With strict set of rules and guidelines GYP declares the awardees after receiving recommendations from the selection committee. It is world’s premier award and award is presented to them in inauguration session of “Africa Youth Leadership Summit 2019” on 12 December.

“Africa Youth Leadership Summit 2019” aims to gather young leaders, innovators, peacemakers, youth activists and civil society pioneers from around the Africa region in a single forum to share their contributions, experiences and knowledge on pertinent regional as well as global issues.

“Africa Youth Leadership Summit 2019” is more than a summit. It’s platform for young leaders from around the Africa region 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 is to inspire individuals from around the Africa region and recognize their contribution that has added value to the creative endeavors in serving humanity.

Selection Criteria:
An autonomous selection committee formed by Global Youth Parliament and Africa Chapter 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 have been engaged in any entrepreneurship and social work.
2. The nominee must be a confirmed delegate of “Africa Youth Leadership Summit 2019”.
3. 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.
4. The most important criteria are an interest in facilitation of a debate and development of resolutions on the best way forward to achieve SDGs and a commitment to act.
5. Nominee must have a strong commitment and determination to work with Global Youth Parliament and its Africa chapter 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 global recognition for the noble work. Hence, the award consists of Maiden as well as certificate. This award is a token of appreciation for the selfless dedication of individuals in making the positive change in their communities. It is our way of expressing THANK YOU for the great deeds.

Delegation fee includes:
• Accommodation during the nights of summit (twin shared room).
• Participation fee that covers registration and all meals.
• Stationary and other educational materials including some publications.
• Internal travel within Abuja during the summit.

Please note that your application fee will not cover your flight to Abuja and back. It does cover your pick-up from the nearest airport in Abuja (Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport) and your return to the same airport. Your application fee will not cover your visa fee, insurance, or any other incidental expenses.

VISA
International applicant are responsible for obtaining their own visa to travel to the Nigeria. Contact the nearest Nigerian Embassy or Consulate to find out how. Acceptance to The “Africa Youth Leadership Summit 2019” does NOT guarantee the issuance of a visa or admission into the Nigeria. Admission into the Nigeria is contingent on Nigeria Immigration Authorities’ discretion at the point-of-entry.

Fee
Conference fee $300
Registration fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Note: Fee will cover all your food, accommodation and local transportation during the conference

Plenary session provides knowledge and ideas from the speakers with topics such as We the Youth for the Global Goals, Youth and Climate Action, Development of the Youth, by the democracy, for the Peace, Youth Entrepreneurship and Societal Benefits, Cultural Session. The participants will also be able to discuss the said topics with the speakers; it’s basically where you can connect your minds and exchange ideas.

11th December, Saturday
Time Agenda
From 13:00 PM

Arrival

17:00 PM- 21: 00 PM

Introduction & Networking Session

21:00 PM- 22:00 PM

Welcome Dinner

12th December, Sunday
Time Agenda
8:00 AM-9:AM

Breakfast

9:00 AM- 10:00 AM

Briefing of whole summit by the organizer

10:00 AM-12:30 PM

Inauguration and Award ceremony

12:30 PM- 13:30 PM

Lunch

13:30 PM- 15:30 PM

Session I: Youth Leadership and Development

15:30 PM-17:30 PM

Session II:   Youth Perspective on          Participatory Democracy

17:30 PM-20:00 PM

Session III: Cultural Session

20:00 PM-21:00 PM

Dinner

After 21:00 PM

Free Time

13th December, Monday
Time Agenda

Breakfast

Session IV: Youth & SDGs

Session V: Youth & Climate Action

Closing Ceremony with “Abuja Declaration” 

Lunch

Refreshment time

Abuja City Tour

Dinner

Free Time

14th December, Tuesday
Time Agenda

Breakfast

Departure/Free Time