MCW Global’s Young Leaders Conference Albania 2019

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Young Leaders Conference – Albania 2019

What is MCW Global’s Young Leaders Conference?

The Young Leaders Conference is a three-day intensive program. It’s premise is supporting young people tackle regional-specific issues. This is an opportunity for regional participants to receive an introduction to skills-building and networking. These tools will support participants in developing social projects to address local community issues.

MCW Global in collaboration with Center ACT for SOCIETY will host the three-day regional conference on May 5-7, 2019 in Krujë, Albania.

Why Apply?

By participating in our three-day regional conference, you will be taking an active step to create a positive change in your community. The Young Leaders Conference is a rewarding opportunity that will assist participants with their leadership skills and create a dialog among a culturally diverse group of changemakers.

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Eligibility Requirements

Participants of the Young Leaders Conference must:

  • Currently live exclusively on the European Continent (Applicants residing on other continents will not be considered)
  • Be between the ages of 18-26 years old at the start of the Young Leaders Conference
  • Be fluent in written and spoken English
  • Demonstrate a commitment to their local community
  • Identify an issue in their local community to address
  • Community project must address one of the following topic areas: Gender Equality or Youth Migration
  • Submit a completed application on or before April 5, 2019 at 11:59PM (EST – New York Timezone)

Application Information

The application must be submitted in English. Your résumé (curriculum vitae or CV) needs to be prepared in English. Any part of the application that is not completed in English will not be read. Failure to adhere to this request will result in your application being disqualified from consideration.

The application requires the following materials:

  • General Information
  • Contact Information
  • Essays
  • Define your Community Issue
  • Résumé/C.V. – You must upload your document directly into the application in PDF format ONLY
  • Liability Waiver
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Program Cost

The Young Leaders Conference will take place in Krujë, Albania on May 5-7, 2019. Housing accommodations will be provide by Hotel Panorama.

MCW Global will cover the following cost during the conference:

  • Housing on the evenings of May 5, 6, and 7, 2019
  • Three meals per day from May 5, 6, and 7, 2019

MCW Global WILL NOT cover the following cost during the conference:

  • Flight cost related to the attendance of the Conference
  • Ground transportation cost related to the attendance of the Conference
  • Visa cost to travel into Albania

Please book your travel so that you will be able to attend the conference starting on Sunday, May 5 at 9:00 AM until Wednesday, May 8 at 9:00 AM for hotel checkout.

Timeline

Our timeline for the Young Leaders Conference is as follows:

March 18, 2019: Young Leaders Conference Application Opens
April 5, 2019: Young Leaders Conference Application Closes at 11:59PM (EST – New York Timezone)
May 5-7, 2019: Young Leaders Conference in Albania

If you have any questions, please contact us at apply@mcwglobal.org