UNAOC-EF Summer School – 24-31 August, 2013
The conviction that youth are a driving force for positive social change is the basis for the UNAOC – EF Summer school. This week-long summer school brings together 100 youth (18-35) from across the globe to address pressing global challenges within the context of cultural and religious diversity.
Selected participants will be provided with flight, accommodation, meals and full event access.
Skills for positive social change
The seminars, workshops and roundtable discussions at the Summer School will cover a range of themes and topics, including:
- Negotiation for peace-building and cooperation
- Using social media for positive social change
- Fostering responsible global citizenship
- Effective advocacy
- Media and information literacy
- Essentials of social entrepreneurship
One highlight of this year’s Summer School will be a guided tour of the United Nations headquarters in New York City. Participants will tour the General Assembly Hall and explore a variety of exhibits detailing the history of the UN and learn about how the UN addresses issues such as disarmament, peace and security.
Visit www.UNAOCEFSummerSchool.org for details and to apply. Application deadline May 31, 2013. Conditions apply.