Apply for a ”Post-2015 Youth Global Strategy Meeting” in Bangkok, Thailand

Deadline:  7 May 2014
Open to: participants from all over the world
Venue: 6-8 June 2014 | Bangkok, Thailand

Description

WHY? Young people have an important role to play in the lead up to the Post-2015 Development Agenda. For the last two years, several youth organizations and coalitions have been involved through difference consultations, UN meetings, reports and other spaces.

WHAT? Given that the new development agenda is fast approaching and the importance of mobilizing across movements and regions, the Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (YCSRR) is organizing a global strategy meeting for young activists involved in the Post-2015 discussions. The purpose of the meeting will be to strategize around engagement and agenda setting across youth movements, advancing young people’s demands going into Post-2015 and building upon the inter-linkages between development issues and sexual and reproductive rights.

WHO? Young people from all regions who are involved in the Post-2015 UN Process are invited to apply. The meeting is open to young people working on sexual and reproductive rights as well as those coming from other movements. Please note that young people from the Global South will have priority.

WHEN? 6-8 June 2014 | WHERE? Bangkok, Thailand

Only one person per organization will be considered. Young people from the Global South, LGBTIQ and human rights activists as well as young activists working outside of the sexual and reproductive rights movement are strongly encouraged to apply. The meeting will be in English only; translation services will not be made available. Self-funded participants must also submit a full application. LGBTIQ activists interested in the pre-meeting SOGI training must apply to both the training and global strategy meeting to be considered.

Eligibility

In order to be considered eligible to apply, you must fulfill all of the following criteria:

  • Youth aged 18 to 29 years old;
  • Agreement with YCSRR Principles and Values;
  • Active member of an organization involved in the Post-2015 development agenda discussions;
  • Experience in the post-2015 process at the national, regional or global level.
  • Demonstrated experience in advocacy;
  • Proficient in English;
  • Committed to actively follow-up for at least 6 months, in order to implement outcome strategies;
  • Interested in Sexual and Reproductive Rights and the inter-linkages with youth movement(s) and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Scholarships

The meeting will include both funded and self-funded participants. A limited number of scholarships will be available for participants from the Global South.

Application

All interested applicants must complete the application form by Midnight EDT on Wednesday 7 May 2014. Incomplete applications and applications received after Midnight EDT on Wednesday 7 May 2014 will not be considered.

In order to apply, register HERE.

 

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