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The Youth Global Forum – Call for Participants and Project Presenters

Entrepreneurs, would you like to receive funds and expert advice to support your project and meet over 100 talented youth and experts from across the globe? Apply now to the Youth Global Forum!


The Youth Global Forum will take place in Paris, France from December 2nd – 6th and will gather together more than 100 participants, experts and trainers from all over the world with the aim of discussing ideas and solutions to some of the most prevalent youth issues. The topic of the annual event is Worldwide Impact Investment: the Role of Entrepreneurs. You can check the program of theYouth Global Forum by clicking here.

Find more about the event by reading my post here


How to apply

You can apply for the Youth Global Forum as a Participant or a Project Presenter. Participation is partially funded and the deadline to apply is September 30th.

In order to apply for 2018 Youth Global Forum you must:

  • Be aged between 20-35
  • Be able to communicate in fluent English (reading, writing, speaking)
  • Be either a Master’s/PhD student, social entrepreneur, young professional, or person working at/with startup incubators and/or accelerators;
  • Fill out the Youth Global Forum Participant Application form.
  • Submit your up-to-date CV
  • Make a one-minute video answering the following questions:
    What is your motivation for applying for the Youth Global Forum?
    What do you understand by the term “impact investment”?
    How do you plan to use the knowledge and skills gained during the Youth Global Forum?

You can either apply as a project presenter or a basic participant.  

As a basic participant you can expect to:

  •  Participate in educational and interactive talks and become inspired through workshops conducted by esteemed honorable guests.
  • Gain valuable new skills, knowledge and experiences that will serve as a solid foundation for your future entrepreneurial endeavors.
  • Have a fruitful working and learning experience in the beautiful city of Paris.
  • Have a unique opportunity to meet with 100+ likeminded people from across the globe.
  • Network with renowned professionals in the fields of business, entrepreneurship, finance, science and technology.
  • Take part in a fantastic cultural exchange program which includes trips to see some of Paris’s’ most iconic attractions.
  • The program, food, and twin room shared accommodation are partially covered by Youth Time International Movement. Please take into consideration that travel costs are at your own expense.
  • Join each other in celebration at our welcome and closing dinners and attend the projects awarding ceremony.

As a basic participant you are expected to:

  • Inspire and evaluate all projects that are presented to you during the event and vote for a winner.
  • After invitation pay a participation fee of 300€ (foreign participants) or 150€ (local participants) or 1000€ (non-subsidiary). Only after payment is your participation guaranteed. See below for more information on participation options.
  • Take part in all components of the program and practice punctuality.
  • Follow Youth Time’s Code of Conduct (see below).

As a project presenter you can expect to:

  • Have the opportunity to present your project with the chance of being awarded a grant to realize your idea.
  • Work on your project proposal with the supervision of an expert (in setting up business initiatives) before the event.
  • Participate in educational and interactive talks and become inspired through workshops conducted by esteemed honorable guests.
  • Gain valuable new skills, knowledge and experiences that will serve as a solid foundation for your future entrepreneurial endeavors.
  • Have a fruitful working and learning experience in the beautiful city of Paris.
  • Have a unique opportunity to meet with 100+ likeminded people from across the globe.
  • Network with renowned professionals in the fields of business, entrepreneurship, finance, science and technology.
  • Take part in a fantastic cultural exchange program which includes trips to see some of Paris’s most iconic attractions.
  • The program, food, and twin room shared accommodation are covered by Youth Time International Movement. Please take into consideration that travel costs are at your own expense.
  • Join each other in celebration at our welcome and closing dinners and attend the projects awarding ceremony.

As project presenter you are expected to:

  • After invitation pay a project presenter participation fee of 200€ (foreign participants) or 150€ (local participants) or 1000€ (non-subsidiary). Please note that only after payment will we take your project into consideration.
  • Hand in your project proposal before Youth Time’s set deadlines.
  • Present project in front of all participants, experts and journalists at the event.
  • Gather 30% of the total required project budget yourself.
  • Take part in all components of the program and practice punctuality.
  • Follow Youth Time’s Code of Conduct (see below).

Dates

Deadline: September 30, 2018

Program Starts: December 02, 2018

Program Ends: December 06, 2018


Cost for participants

As I said before the participation is partially founded.

The complete program is covered by Youth Time International Movement, but please take into consideration that travel costs come at your own expense. Hotel accommodation is partially sponsored by Youth Time International Movement. Participation fees will go toward the budget which will support the grant awarded to the 1st place project winner. Below you will find more details on the participation fees.

Subsidiary Basic Participation

  • Registration fee excluding accommodation (only available for residents of Paris): 150€ (Includes attendance of opening and closing/award ceremonies, gala dinner, tea breaks and meals, cultural activities, educational program, participants kit).
  • Registration fee including twin room shared accommodation: 300€ (Includes attendance of opening and closing/award ceremonies, gala dinner, tea breaks and meals, cultural activities, educational program, participants kit).
  • Payment details will be provided to the selected participants in the official invitation.
  • Only after payment will your participation be guaranteed.

Subsidiary Project Presenter Participation 

  • Registration fee excluding accommodation (only available for residents of Paris): 150€ (Includes attendance of opening and closing/award ceremonies, gala dinner, tea breaks and meals, cultural activities, educational program, participants kit, presentation of the project during event).
  • Registration fee including twin room shared accommodation: 200€ (Includes attendance of opening and closing/award ceremonies, gala dinner, tea breaks and meals, cultural activities, educational program, participants kit, presentation of project during event)
  • Payment details will be provided to the selected participants upon acceptance of the project proposal and will be sent in the official invitation.
  • Only after payment will your participation and opportunity to present your project be guaranteed.

Non-subsidiary Participation

As an NGO we will be glad to receive any kind of sponsorship. If you wish to support Youth Time International Movement, you can choose the non-subsidiary option which covers 100% costs of participation. Registration fee is 1000€ which will include: accommodation in a single room, attendance of opening and closing/awarding ceremonies, gala dinner, tea breaks and meals, cultural activities, educational program, participants kit, presentation of project during event (in cases where you are a project presenter).


Apply

You can find out more about the event by reading my post here and on the official website. More information on Youth Time International Movement. If you need more specific information you can send an email to The Youth Global Forum organization by clicking here.

If you wish to apply to The Youth Global Forum as a PARTICIPANT click here

If you wish to apply to The Youth Global Forum as a PROJECT PRESENTER click here

Before apply I advice you to read this interesting post that gives to you few tips on How to Ensure Your Application to the Youth Global Forum in Paris.

Good luck from CamiSiri!

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