Asia-Pacific Graduates’ Youth Forum on Green Economy
25-29 September 2012, Kathmandu, Nepal
The Small Earth Nepal (SEN), in collaboration with the Consortium for Capacity Building (CCB) at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the Asia Pacific Mountain Network (APMN) of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), and with a funding support of the Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) under the CAPaBLE Program, is organizing the ‘Asia Pacific Graduates’ Youth Forum on Green Economy’ in Kathmandu, Nepal from 25-29 September, 2012.
The forum will attract 40 youth from the wider Asia-Pacific region, who are engaged in sustainability issues. The five-day long program will contain capacity building and knowledge exchange and business sessions, leadership exercises and excursions to nearby environmental projects. The forum is also supported by the Government of Nepal, the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC), Mountain Partnership (MP), US Agency for International Development/Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA), the Small Earth Australia (SEA), and the Centre for Hydrology at the University of Saskatchewan.
Who can apply?
Applications from Youth aged 18-30 with an academic or a professional degree in the related fields from the Asia-Pacific region is eligible. Those who have already shown their leadership in green economy sectors are strongly encouraged to apply.
Limited funding (round trip fare and local expenses) is available for deserving candidates from the Asia Pacific region. Funding details will be available upon request.
The names of selected participants will be updated on www.gradyouth.wordpress.com and http://www.icimod.org/?q=8189) along with the Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/APY.Rioplus20 and Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/180159381997740/. Email notification will be sent only to the selected candidates.
The selected participants will be requested to present a valid passport/national identity card from their stated country of origin. Inability to do so disqualify the participation.
How to Apply?
Please click here for the application form.
17 August 2012