Applications are open for the TIJ /UNODC Borderless Youth Forum 2019. The Borderless Youth Forum connects youth (age 18-30) across national boundaries through virtual collaboration. Also, design thinking to create new experiences that advance justice.
Moreover, the Thailand Institute of Justice (TIJ), in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) presents the ‘Borderless Youth Forum’. Further, It is a new frontier of connecting, engaging and empowering youth. Through design and technology to promote justice, peaceful and inclusive society towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Moreover, The forum is present by the Thailand Institute of Justice and the United National Office on Drugs and Crime. It is a digital platform which connects youth across the globe to brainstorm ideas to tackle social justice issues. It is designed to foster trust and relationship while thousands of kilometers away, to build empathy with people who face injustice in different parts of the world, and to learn from local experts and create prototypes to explore new ways to address social justice issues using design thinking as a new tool to tackle them.
Additionally, The forum is open to youth across national boundaries through virtual collaboration and design thinking to create new experiences that advance justice. In the Forum, you will work in small teams with teammates across multiple continents to deepen your understanding of justice issues and find concrete opportunities to help people.
It takes place online over the first two weeks of October 2019, culminating in the Borderless Weekend of 12-13 October 2019.
Would you be interested in an opportunity to innovate with teammates in Asia, Europe, and Africa? Further, on issues of justice, such as gender-based violence, access to justice for vulnerable groups, and social reintegration of ex-prisoners? If so, they encourage you to apply!