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2017 Young Leaders Conference, Kosovo

2017 Young Leaders Conference – Kosovo

MCW will host a regional conference in Peja, Kosovo from April 28-30, 2017. The conference brings together youth from Europe and the Middle East, united by the goal of creating positive change in their communities. The 3-day conference will focus on creating a unique action plan to address an issue around the topics of youth unemployment, education, and gender in his/her community. Workshops, lectures, and experiential learning will make up the conference.

Eligibility Requirements

-Currently living in European or Middle Eastern countries
-Be between the ages of 18-26 years old
-Be fluent in written and spoken English
-Demonstrate commitment to his/her community
-Identify an issue faced by his/her community he/she would like to address
-Project must address an issue in one of the following topic areas: youth unemployment, education, and gender
-Submit completed application on or before February 20th, 2017

Timeline

December 23, 2016: Application Opens (application below)
February 20, 2017: Application Closes
March 3, 2017: Acceptances Sent
March 10, 2017: Confirm Participation
April 28-30, 2017: Young Leaders Conference

Logistics and Cost

The 2017 Young Leaders Conference will take place in Peje, Kosovo from April 29-30, 2017. Accommodations will be provided by Kosovo Park Hotel. The following costs will be covered during the program:

– Housing on the evenings of April 27,28 and 29th, 2017
– 3 meals per day from April 28-30, 2017
– Travel to and from Prishtina International Airport (PRN) to Kosovo Park Hotel.

MCW will not cover flight costs related to the attendance of the program for participants. If you wish to receive transportation to and from the Prishtina Airport you must let MCW know your flight details by April 17th, 2017. Please book flights so you will be able to attend the conference starting at 9:00 AM on April 28 until 17:00 on April 30.

MCW expects that all participants are respectful of the amount which is granted and patient with MCW staff members throughout the process. We have a limited staff and they work with a high volume of participants.

Please email apply@mcwglobal.org for any questions. If the application does not load below it can be found here.