International Youth Leadership Conference
Program Date: 8-13 January, 2017
Venue: Prague, Czech Republic
The next International Youth Leadership Conference will welcome over 120 students from more than 35 different countries for an open-minded exchange of diverse perspectives on contemporary global challenges. This week-long forum on world politics, international relations and justice will bring together prominent university students from across the globe for an open-minded exchange of ideas concerning the future of world leadership. The objective of the IYLC is to facilitate dialogue and cooperation across an ethnically diverse and socially responsible group of young international leaders. The conference is designed to encourage social interaction and networking in a cross-cultural learning environment by means of the following interrelated activities:
– A United Nations Security Council emergency meeting simulation
– A mock International Criminal Court pre-trial
– A model European Parliament proceeding
– Visits to Foreign Embassies, Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic other governmental and non-governmental orgnisations
– Group Debates and Panel Discussions on international security, envrionmental sustainability, rule of law, responsible leadership and mass media
– Networking Events and Banquet Dinners with leading experts, diplomats, politicians and businessmen
Our week-long youth forum on world politics, international relations and justice will give you an opportunity to test your leadership skills, debate current issues, deliver speeches, draft resolutions, make executive decisions, and realize through experience the complexities of international relations. The main objective of the International Youth Leadership Conference is to facilitate an exchange of ideas across an ethnically diverse and socially responsible group of young international leaders. Their interaction provokes communication and dialogue that, throughout the week, provides an unparalleled learning experience and cross-cultural adventure.
Age – The conference is intended for university students aged 18-26, although we do have some discretion on this matter to account for different countries’ educational systems. For liability reasons, we cannot accept students younger than age 18 at the time of the conference. This age must be calculated from the date of birth (Western age standards), even if by the standards of your country, your age is different.
Filling out the Application – The only way to apply for the IYLC is our online application, and each student must apply individually. Please include your complete mailing address, as we will use this to send your acceptance package to you. Also, please enter your name as it appears in your passport.
The following question:
“IYLC, Insight: Dubai Alumni or IYLA: Yes / No
If no, please enter name of professor who recommended you”
refers to our past conferences. If you have attended a previous IYLC, the Insight: Dubai or the International Youth Leadership Africa conference, please tick ‘yes’; and if a professor has recommended you, please include his or her name here.
Official Link: http://www.iylc.com/prague/index.php
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