Education First Summer School

UNAOC – Education First Summer School

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) in collaboration with Education First (EF) are organising the first UNAOC-EF Summer School, taking place in Tarrytown, NY, USA, from 24 to 31 of August 2013.
Young people from 18 to 35 years old, from all over the world, are invited to join the event and discuss for a week on pressing global challenges within the context of cultural and religious diversity. Several skills-building workshops will be offered with a view to strengthen participants’ ability on topics such as peace-building, human rights, advocacy and social entrepreneurship.

The main objectives of the UNAOC-EF Summer School are to:

contribute to the empowerment of young people by enhancing their intercultural skills and competences;
strengthen young people’s capacity to get involved in the preparation and implementation of cooperative action across borders;
facilitate networking and exchanges between young people; and
develop a network of alumni and make it an important platform for joint action to help address a global challenge.
Applicants must:
– be between 18 and 35 years old on 24 August 2013;
– be linked to an organisation or a network (e.g. youth council, youth NGO, not-profit organization, youth-led organisation, community organisation, faith-based organisation, youth network or platform, college, university), or be a social entrepreneur, blogger, intern or volunteer;
– hold a passport valid until at least March 2014 (for a visa to be issued, a passport needs to be valid for at least 6 months after the expected date of entry into the country);
– possess upper-intermediate English proficiency.
Selected participants will be provided with flight, accommodation, meals and full event access.

Deadline to apply: 15 June 2013 at 23.59 (New York City local time).

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UNAOC-Education First Summer School
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EF Education First
Haldenstrasse 4
6006 Luzern
Tel: 041 417 46 77
Faks: 041 417 45 01
United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC)
United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Secretariat
The Chrysler Building
405 Lexington Avenue, 5th floor
New York, USA
NY 10174
Tel: +1 212 457 1751
Faks: +1 212 457 4032