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Fully Funded UNESCO Sport and the SDGs Youth Funshop in South Korea

Fully Funded UNESCO Sport and the SDGs Youth Funshop in South Korea

Fully Funded
Country: Korea
City: Seoul
Sep 05 - Sep 08, 2019
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Opportunity for Young Leaders Using Sport as a Tool for Positive Social Change! The UNESCO Sport and the SDGs Youth Funshop is open! UNESCO is searching for young leaders from Asia and the Pacific to participate in 2019 sports and youth funshop a three-day event. Are you between 18 and 30 years old and an advocate for sport for development? Do you run or work in a sports-based organization? Are you a leader in your community? Then, apply now to participate in the UNESCO sport and SDGs youth funshop 2019 taking place from 5-8 September 2019.

Moreover, UNESCO is searching for young leaders from Asia and the Pacific to participate in the 2019 Sport & the SDGs youth FUNSHOP: a three-day event specially designed to advance the capabilities of youth activists who are using sport as a tool for sustainable development and peace. Further, Sport is explicitly recognized as an enabler for achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and is an important tool for achieving a variety of positive individual and societal outcomes. Additionally, The use of sports to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is gaining momentum globally. However,  Visa costs will not be covered by UNESCO.

Benefits from UNESCO sport and SDGs youth funshop:

  • Participants in the Funshop will have the opportunity to become members of the UNESCO Youth and Sport Task Force. Also, a vibrant network of young leaders established in November 2017 following the first Sport Funshop held in Manila, Philippines.
  • This includes the core breakout sessions focused on gathering youth perspectives on issues and opportunities that shape the sport for development sector
  • Return flights to Seoul from the closest city to you
  •  Also, provides accommodation and meals during the 3-day event
  • Finally, Local transportation in Seoul to the event venue


To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  •  Aged between 18 – 30 years (as of 31 December 2019)
  •  Leading or playing an active role in a sports-based social project
  •  A resident in an Asia-Pacific country (see complete list)


Type of Opportunity Miscellaneous
Event Date05 September,2019 to 08 September,2019
Deadline01 June,2019
Open toAsia pasafic countries
Contact the organizer [email protected]



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